How It Feels to Be Thirsty
“The hope of how things will be strengthens us for the protest, for justice and mercy, and the joy to sing and be kind. And this hope is what transforms us.”
What is giving you hope today?
O God, you are my God, I seek you,
my soul thirsts for you;
my flesh faints for you,
as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.
So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary,
beholding your power and glory.
Because your steadfast love is better than life,
my lips will praise you.
So I will bless you as long as I live;
I will lift up my hands and call on your name.
My soul is satisfied as with a rich feast,
and my mouth praises you with joyful lips
when I think of you on my bed,
and meditate on you in the watches of the night;
for you have been my help,
and in the shadow of your wings I sing for joy.
My soul clings to you;
your right hand upholds me.
This episode was written and recorded by Rob Hartley. It was produced by Rev. Jim Keat. Samples include Pain by De La Soul and White Men Can’t Jump. Background tracks include Button Mushrooms, Seafoam, and Smooth Actor by Podington Bear and Thousand Miles by Goldmund.
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