The Lord is My Shepherd!

Psalm 23:1

The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.

We live in a society that bombards us with messages designed to make us feel dissatisfied with our state in life. Mass marketing campaigns can fool us into thinking that our wants are really needs. It’s a choice who you want to believe: a fancy marketing firm or the one who died for you and said I’ll supply all your needs. Today, when you see commercials, billboards and other advertisements, just pause, smile and say,  “The Lord is my Shepherd. He supplies all my needs.”

Mark Shea


Mark P. Shea is a popular Catholic writer and speaker. The author of numerous books, his most recent work is The Work of Mercy (Servant) and The Heart of Catholic Prayer (Our Sunday Visitor). Mark contributes numerous articles to many magazines, including his popular column “Connecting the Dots” for the National Catholic Register. Mark is known nationally for his one minute “Words of Encouragement” on Catholic radio. He also maintains the Catholic and Enjoying It blog and regularly blogs for National Catholic Register. He lives in Washington state with his wife, Janet, and their four sons.

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