One of the great benefits of chronic illness (other than AMAZING friends I never would have met otherwise). . . is hydrated skin. If you drink tons of water, you quickly learn how much it impacts your skin. My face is so clean right now. I love you all so much and that we can share this journey together. I love y’all more than my clean, hydrated, skin. <3
As a human, our bodies fully rely upon water. We need to drink water, in order to keep our bodies well hydrated, But, what about our soul? Does our soul need to be well nourished, and how are we living that out?
In John 4, we are reminded of this need we have for our Living Water!
13 Jesus replied, “Anyone who drinks this water will soon become thirsty again. 14 But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life.” – John 14:13-14, NLT
We need our Savior and Lord Jesus Christ, y’all! We need this amazing nourishment that JESUS Himself can provide! We need to open our Bible and cry out to the Lord. We need to continue bringing ourselves to Him, so He can refresh our bodies and souls. How can you come before the King of Kings to receive the nourishment your body desperately craves?
My quiet time with the Lord Jesus looks different now than it did when I was younger and a bit healthier. With my current resources (time, energy, Bible, books, internet usage), I am working on listening to background music that leaves me feeling INVITED to pray and cry before the Lord. As the seasons of my family’s lives shift, my quiet time also is evolving. It is solely about my time with my King and Heavenly Father, and growing in my trusting Him. That’s the most important thing. How are you running to the nourishment that our King gives to those who seek?
“Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. 2 Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy?” – Isaiah 55:1-2, NIV
Further Study: Isaiah 55
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