Living Waters

Soul Snack 90/12 ... Living Waters

And the Lord said to me:

Streams of living waters are flowing within ravines, around rock faces and across rock shelves. They are babbling brooks that bring life and their foaming bubbles are a refreshment.

These streams of living waters lap at the ankles of all who would stand in their flow. They dance around toes, glisten up to the eyes and issue an invitation to plunge in.

They refresh from the day and from the wrestles of life. They are available to all men who would stand still long enough to receive them.

Go on - stop, stand still and be bathed in living waters that never drown, flood nor injure - but only refresh.

This Water of Life is the water for your life too.

He who has an ear let him hear.

Swarms of living creatures will live wherever the river flows. There will be large numbers of fish, because this water flows there and makes the salt water fresh; so where the river flows everything will live. (Ez 47:9)

On the last and greatest day of the Feast, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him. By this he meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in him were later to receive ... (Jn 7:37-39a)

Today's Soul Snippet:

Grow in the knowledge of God, not just about God.