Thursday, July 17, 2008

Just add water

It rained today.

It was much-needed, the grass was brown and crunchy and not very pretty or nice to walk on.

When I make a spiritual connection with someone and spend meaningful time with a friend, it has the same effects on my spirit as the rain does on the grass.

I've noticed that when I go too long without this refreshment of spiritual connection, I'm "not very pretty or nice to walk on" either. I tend toward being a little prickly. Better wear your shoes.

Such moments with friends help my spirit to get soft again. (It was much needed)

God has most definitely designed us to be dependent on Him, but also to receive a drink from a fellow traveller now and then.

Whether you're giving or receiving today, remember God's amazing grace and freely give or gratefully and humbly receive His LIVING water. By the way, He has no water restrictions.

"I tell you the truth, anyone who gives you a cup of water in my name because you belong to Christ will certainly not lose his reward." Mark 9:41


Jennifer Mulvihill said...


I was just looking at your side bar links and see you have the link to Noemi's photography. How do you know Noemi? She accompanied a few groups from our youth ministry on mission trips. Josh and I totally love her! Small world!

Sarah said...

Actually I don't really "know" her, I just got caught up in her website through the situation with the Morrison babies, which I was following really closely. And I loved her work! I wish we'd hired her for our wedding! Anyway, got sucked into reading her blog on a regular basis. Funny that you actually do KNOW her!