Today Nikki Laven has invited me to share a post on her blog, simplystriving. Come on over and read with us. You’ll find me writing on a completely different topic, my faith. With faith comprising a large party of my life story, it feels quite natural to me. I’d love to know what you think.

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Source: Flickr
Source: Flickr

Thirsty, parched, dry, dehydrated.  Even the words make you long for something cool to drink, don’t they?

A hot day in summer working outside and the throat is so needy for some liquid refreshment. Something to trickle back on the tongue, down the throat and cool as it goes.

But the throat on a hot summer day isn’t the only part of me that grows thirsty.

Sometimes my heart and yes, my spirit, feel thirsty, parched, dehydrated.

Why you may ask, and the reasons are many.

Busy, too busy to soak up His Word waiting to be read in my Bible or daily devotional.

Busy, too busy to soak up His Word whispered in my ear.

Why so busy?

Read more here . . .