Tag: what is the living water

Nothing Hidden Leads to Holy Ground

Sweat dripped profusely after two hours of weeding my flower gardens. I left nothing hidden — no roots for those darn weeds. Nothing. I wiped my brow with a cold cloth and plopped onto my porch swing. A gentle breeze passed by. A glass of ice cold water quenched my thirst.

But my body wasn’t the only thing thirsty. So was my spirit. It had been a long while since I had lapped with abandon at the river of Living Water.

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A Prayer When You Need to be Carried by Him Awhile

Bless You, O Lord, for You are the Almighty God, worthy of all praise. Your faithfulness is great, Your love beyond comprehension.

You go before me where there seems to be no way. You lead me in paths of righteousness for Your Name’s sake. I know You are my joy, my peace, my strength.

But some days I am just too tired to keep trudging through this … this wilderness.

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Learn to Cast Your Cares With Confidence and Delight

The fly fisherman leaned back, ripples of river swirling around his knees. A glint of sunlight skipped across the water at the awakening of the dawn. Raising his fishing rod strategically upward, sideways, and a little bit backwards, he snapped his wrist and released the reel.

The whirling sound of fishing-line-set-free filled the air. It soared over the river, arching in the gentle breeze. The lure hit the water’s surface, carried by a specialized weighted line, sinking into the depths seeking its target.

I wonder if this is what it means to”cast your cares” on the Lord? Maybe what it looks like from a heart’s perspective?

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I Was Looking for God But I Could Not See

Are you weary? Do you long for peace, for deep satisfaction within your soul? Perhaps there is a yearning you can’t describe — an emptiness that calls out to you from day to day. The emptiness is a God-shaped vessel in your heart prepared perfectly for the Spirit of God who desires to dwell within you. His liquid love flows upon the Living Water seeping into the empty place, carrying nuggets of peace and brimming with grace.

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