Tag Archives: thirst

Thirsty

A meaningful life,” Stephen Covey wrote, “is not a matter of speed or efficiency. It’s much more a matter of what you do and why you do it.” The season of Lent, I believe, is about slowing down, becoming less efficient, and choosing to live a meaningful life, the kind of life Jesus said he came […]

Tossing walnuts

Rumi writes of a thirsty man who climbed a tree to throw walnuts into a nearby stream. One by one, as the walnuts fell into the water, he could hear the sound and see the bubbles rise from their little splashes. A sensible person called him to stop, telling him that the walnuts will have […]