Tag: thirst

Thirst by Mary Oliver

Another morning and I wake with thirst
 for the goodness I do not have. I walk out to the pond and all the way God has
 given us such beautiful lessons. Oh Lord, I was never a quick scholar but sulked
 and hunched over…

Good Things to Thirst for

Yogis are drunk on discipline. Priests are drunk on scriptures. Celibates are drunk on vanity. Monks are drunk on prestige. So what’s left for you? What could you possibly get drunk on? I recommend being drunk on peace, being drunk on joy, being drunk…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflection

In Lent, as in any season, a poem from Rumi is a welcome reflection From “A Thirsty Fish” by Rumi I don’t get tired of you. Don’t grow weary of being compassionate toward me! All this thirst equipment must surely be tired of me, the…

Hafiz on Thirst

I Know the Way You Can Get I know the way you can get When you have not had a drink of Love: Your face hardens, Your sweet muscles cramp. Children become concerned About a strange look that appears in your eyes Which even…

Quenching Our Thirst

Let’s choose today to quench our thirst for the ”good life” we thinks others lead by acknowledging the good that already exists in our lives. We can then offer the universe the gift of our grateful hearts. – Sarah Breathnach

A Lenten Thirst

On this 3rd Sunday of Lent, we read about Moses angrily striking a rock in Horeb when the Israelites had thirst and of the woman of Samaria who asked Jesus for living water. So this week our Lenten reflections are about thirst. Love shortens…

Mary Oliver’s Wisdom

Making the House Ready for the Lord By Mary Oliver Dear Lord, I have swept and I have washed but still nothing is as shining as it should be for you. Under the sink, for example, is an uproar of mice –it is the…