A Water Prayer

water prayer

Nourishing God, You make water spring forth from the rock.
We come to you hot and thirsty.
We praise You for the many ways we are refreshed,
body and soul, by the gift of water.
The rush of running through a sprinkler,
or wading ankle-deep in a mountain stream,
is a delight to the senses!
In Baptism we were immersed in water,
claimed, and called by You;
our thirst is quenched by this same water.
Like the woman at the well in the heat of the day,
inspire us to turn to you, Living Water,
each time our daily lives bring us back to draw water again.
In Jesus’ name, we pray.

Copyright © 2023 Katie Cassady

Katie Cassady is a wife and mom to three girls in Denver, CO. A beekeeper and avid gardener, she believes stewardship, Catholic Social Teaching, and the practice of Sabbath, hold untold potential for the Church and the world. She holds a Masters degree in Pastoral Ministry and published Sunday Fun as a tool to help families intentionally integrate the practice of Sabbath. She blogs at Blessed Is She and unexpectedhoney.

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