For waters shall break forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert; the burning sand shall become a pool, and the thirsty ground springs of water
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When the Biblical writers depict the abundance and riches of the Kingdom of God, they rarely use images of currency. Water is their metaphor of choice which speaks of restoration, hope, life, and a future. When I first moved to my current residence, the city utility company had not yet turned on the water. The house was fresh, clean, spacious and filled with a new future and possibilities but as soon as the toilet wouldn't flush or the tap yielded nothing, it was an unpleasant place to be. In the genius of creation, God made us dependent on God, one another and the elements. It is in relationship that we find life.
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Splash us in the awareness of your love, O Lord. Amen.
Deb Grant, resilient child of God, creative tinker of paper, ink, wood, shiny things, paint and words. The human amusement of a parrot and a dog.
Writer, poet, artist, human, citizen, learner, scruffy, goof.
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