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The Lord is my Shepherd


the Lord is my shepherd I shall not want

The Lord is my Shepherd

by Lydia Floren

This week’s blog is the first in of a series of pictoral blogs on Psalm 23. Take a moment to think about this phrase this week.  What does it mean for THE lord to be your shepherd?  What pictures or scenes make you think of the phrase “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want”?  

Snap a picture, or jot a few words down, and share it with the rest of us.  It’s easy–simply post it on the Belovedlove Facebook page. (with photos, if you have time include a few words about your photo, such as why you chose it, or where you took it.)

Everyone’s eye is so different, and God speaks to each of us in special ways!  Thank you for sharing part of your world with the rest of us!


I thank God in all my remembrance of you!



An Invitation

9:1:16 Invitationby Lydia Floren

Pictures are such a big part of our lives, aren’t they? In the last couple of years, I have enjoyed taking pictures, and then pairing them with a saying or verse. I call them “Sunrays” because they shine a little truth into my life. For example, this photo of a lava tunnel (basically, a big hole in a rock) I took in Maui, Hawaii, always speaks to me of how powerful God is. He really can make a way where there is no way.9:1:16 Make A WayOver the next few weeks, I am planning to post pictures of various scenes (primarily in nature) illustrating phrases from Psalm 23. Would you be willing to help?

An Invitation: Share your photos of Psalm 23 with us!

  • Take some time to think about Psalm 23 (see below), maybe while spending time out in nature, and/or scrolling through old pictures.
  • Pick out one or more favorite photos that speak to you in some way about these wonderful words.
  • And then forward them to me via email, or simply post them on the Belovedlove Facebook page. (If you have time, include a few words about your photo, such as why you chose it, or where you took it.)

I look forward to hearing from you, and seeing a little of your world. And then passing that blessing along to many others.

Thank you! You are such a blessing to me!

Lydia Floren

“I thank God in all of my remembrance of you.”

Psalm 23

“The LORD is my shepherd,
 I shall not want.
He makes me lie down in green pastures;
 He leads me beside quiet waters.
He restores my soul;
 He guides me in the paths of righteousness
 for His name’s sake.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
 I fear no evil, for You are with me;
 Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil;
 my cup overflows.
Surely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life,
 and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.”