"Water is also one of the four elements,
the most beautiful of God's creations.
It is both wet and cold, heavy,
and with a tendency to descend,
and flows with great readiness.
It is this the Holy Scripture has in view when it says,
"And the darkness was upon the face of the deep.
And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
"Water, then, is the most beautiful element
and rich in usefulness,and purifies from all filth,
and not only from the filth of the body
but from that of the soul,
if it should have received the grace of the Spirit."
- John of Damascus
(Exposition of the Orthodox Faith)
"We never know the worth of water till the well is dry."
- Thomas Fuller
"Every man you meet is your son.
Every woman is your daughter.
Go find someone who's thirsty,
And give them water."
- Butch Hancock
(Give them Water, War and Peace, 2006)
"If you knew the gift of God
and who it is that asks you for a drink,
you would have asked him
and he would have given you living water."
- John 4:10 NIV
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