By Elizabeth Cartier
Jesus answered and said to her, "Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life. John 4:13,14
This long weekend I had a great privilege of taking two very special friends out at different times to listen to our Lord in the whisper by the water. One friend I have known for years and the other I just met last month at the open house.
Two different days, two different experiences. Doesn't He know what we need when we need it?
The first time out was after the rains on Saturday, the Lord cleared the storm and everything was at rest, shimmering and still. The sun even came out .
The second time out, the sky was cloudy, and the water was active. You could hear the sound of it against the rocks.
Listening to the Lord through meditating on His word (Lectio Divina) is so powerful.
He is the living water, nothing else satisfies. He desires to give us His cup of living water, but its our choice, He always lets us choose. His cup is always the best, full of His love and mercy. And when we choose His cup, it is His love flowing in us and overflowing to those around us.
His whispers are directed to our hearts, encouraging our faith. His word renews our minds.
When we take time to be still and listen, He is more then willing to speak. And when we get out in nature and see the beauty of His creation, it refreshes us in every way.
Come be refreshed at our next Whispers By The Water on Sunday, October 26th at 1:00.
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