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  • Writer's pictureJoni

Day 41: Quenched

From the Bottle to the Cup

The sippy cup is given to the toddler in the chair~

Who looks with confusion because the bottle isn’t there.

The cry initiates a call to feed~

Then the toddler yelps "who will fill my need?".

His Little Hand reaches out and picks up the cup~

Pursing his lips on the lid and he drinks it all up.

Now a glass is given to the growing child~

Who accidentally spills it, which has become his style.

The child tries again and is able to take a drink~

No more nipples or lids is what he thinks.

From a babe to a toddler and now a grown up~

Nursed from the bottle to a cup.

Where did this cup come from?

The One who drank from it first~

The Baby in the manger

Who once was nursed.

He grew into a toddler and then into a man~

Who drank from the cup, which was His Father’s plan.

A sip that cost Him His life, a sacrifice He made~

“Let this cup pass from me”, was what He prayed.

But He drank it at His last supper, for you and for me~

Because of mercy and grace, this cup set us free.

From the cradle to the cross, the babe grew up~

The choice is now yours, from the bottle to the cup.

To fill it with the Water that will quench all your thirst~

With the One who came to drink from it first.

What are you filling your cup with, to try to fill all your needs?

Whatever that may be

Fast from that today!

"but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst.

Indeed, the water

I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”

John 4:14

Weightless Log

1st Pound: Self

2nd Pound: Complaining and Blame

3rd Pound: Chaos

4th Pound: _____________

5th Pound : Judgement

6th Pound: Distractions

7th Pound: Jealousy

8th Pound: DIS

9th Pound: Procrastination

10th Pound: Fear

11th Pound: Temporary

12th Pound: Frustration

13th Pound: Anxiety

14th Pound: I Don't Wanna

15th Pound: Forsaken

16th Pound: Control

17th Pound: Meaningless

18th Pound: Unimaginable

19th Pound: Despair

20th Pound: Knowing

21st Pound: Trees

22nd Pound: Thinking Less of Self

23rd Pound: Our Clothes

24th Pound: What Was

25th Pound: _______________

26th Pound: Unwholesome Talk

27th Pound: Uncomplicated

28th Pound: Shame

29th Pound: Worry

30th Pound: The Past

31st Pound: Un-Mattered

32nd Pound: _____________

33rd Pound: Down

34th Pound: Thinking

35th Pound: Anger

36th Pound: Waiting for God

37th Pound: Un-Healed

38th Pound: Doing Nothing

39th Pound: Little Wants

40th Pound: Rushing

What are your thoughts & prayers?

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