May 17, 2019
What about your spiritual thirst? Have you tasted of the water of life? There is nothing else like it either. So, when you know where that water is, what could keep you from it? The traveler in_ this book by Julia Wise_ Chronicles of a Thirsty Traveler_ An Allegory About the Source of the Water of Life, like “Pilgrim” in Bunyan”’s_ Pilgrim”’s Progress, finds several detours that take him off the strait and narrow road that leads to the source of the water of life. These detours have their promoters, like the energy conserver, the pretender, the entrepreneur, and the controller. Will the traveler be diverted from his object?
If you are thirsty, join the traveler on a thought-provoking journey to find the source of the water of life.
Sheila Walsh never fails in ”’getting real”’ in her books._ You vowed you”’d never repeat the same mistakes–yet you find yourself right where you started. What is it that keeps drawing you back into the same old traps? The fact is, your longings are built from the blueprint of your needs_ for protection, for love, for God. And those needs aren”’t going anywhere.
Sheila speaks candidly about the trials in her life, including the heartache of her first marriage, and intertwines her story with the biblical saga of King David. As both Sheila”’s and David”’s stories make clear, some cravings are misguided, but they all stem from the same hunger–and they will haunt you until that hunger gets satisfied properly.
If you keep reaching out to the wrong people at the wrong times in your own life,_ The Longing in Me_ will help you understand that your cravings are not the problem. It”’s where they lead you that makes all the difference.