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Postscript to the Psalms

Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts:
and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.
This verse (Psalm 51.6 kjv) does not come with the word ‘heart’ in the psalm version of the Book of Common Prayer but for me it has been at the centre of my faith. Even  though the Hebrew is not clear, the words capture the transparency of our relationship with God. ‘No secrets are hid’ from his eyes. He sees into us and knows us more fully than we know ourselves. Coming to a crisis in life when so much is stripped away brings us nearer to our true self. In our inadequacy to the trial we feel our frailty...

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