Following are my thoughts from Psalm 39.
*~*~*Since my time on earth is brief, fleeting, a moment, a breath - why should God care about me? I guess because he sees eternity. It's really hard to wrap my little brain around it.
Verse 6 says, "We are merely moving shadows, and all our busy rushing ends in nothing." So much for all our hecticity! I made that word up :) Oh, if I could just put this truth into my heart and soul. I'm not as busy outwardly as many people, but on the inside I'm a veritable whirling dervish. Oh, Lord, let me stop. Let me have such peace on the inside that it oozes onto those around me. It's a delightful picture, but is it me? I can't quite see it. Maybe instead of oozing, I could use the word bubbling. Peaceful bubbling. Better!
Since we are just moving shadows, verse 7 follows very nicely. "And so, Lord, where do I put my hope? My only hope is in you."
Lord, I'm a traveler passing through. I'm your guest on this earth. Please leave me alone so I can smile again (verses 12 & 13). Oh, you gotta love David :)
There's much more in Psalm 39, but that's how my brain went this morning.
We're not here for long, so let's enjoy the path set before us, remembering that we are guests on this earth. Eternity awaits.