Psalms serve many purposes in contemporary worship, including lectionary readings, hymns, litanies and formal prayers. Many a scholar have opined on the structure and style of the Psalms. Some suggest the Psalms are meant to be chanted, set to music or recited as rhythmic poetry. No matter the method, the best part is reading them. Written for a variety of reasons and life experiences, the Psalms hold the power to make a difference in the lives of the readers. Here, Psalm 1 differentiates between the ungodly and the righteous. Most of us have spent time on both sides of the aisle, which adds to the clout to this and other Psalms. There are Psalms for most occasions in life, read them prayerfully. Hear the word of God. Live in a blessed paradise here and now.