You anoint my head with oil
not exactly common practice in our road,
but then, this text was written in the 10thC BC.
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My cup overflows
Luxury as a word that came from the idea of abundance or plenty. My cup overflows was written by a man who had few possessions, for as a nomadic herdsman he could carry only necessities.
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Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life
Sheep are rather deficient in the teeth and claw department.
therefore an enclosure to protect the vulnerable is needful.
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. . and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
Coming of age is freedom and independence; moving in with God sounds like confinement.
Am I missing something here?
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