One of the things I love about where we live are the beautiful mountains.  Looking up at them reminds me of all our powerful God and that he can handle whatever concerns me at the moment.  Looking down from them reminds me of the journey I’ve taken in life and how God has been with me at every step along the way.  Both views offer a perspective that is unique and may not be experienced if we lived in flat terrain area.  

Psalm 103 is all about perspective.  David begins by looking inwardly at his soul, then outwardly to the world around him and its power structures, then eventually back at his soul.  The Psalm asks us, “How is your soul today?"