Water is an essential facet of life. Without it, we die, both physically and spiritually, for water is the matter of Baptism, that gives life to the soul, springing up to the eternal life of God.
“God is closer to us than water is to a fish.” ~St. Catherine of Siena
“But the water that I will give him, shall become in him a fountain of water, springing up into life everlasting.” ~John 4:14
“He that believeth in me, as the scripture saith, Out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.” ~John 7: 38
“You shall draw waters with joy out of the saviour’s fountains.” ~Isaiah 12:3
“And every living creature that creepeth whithersoever the torrent shall come, shall live: and there shall be fishes in abundance after these waters shall come thither, and they shall be healed, and all things shall live to which the torrent shall come.” ~Ezekiel 47:9
“And he shewed me a river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding from the throne of God and of the Lamb. In the midst of the street thereof, and on both sides of the river, was the tree of life, bearing twelve fruits, yielding its fruits every month, and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.” ~Revelation 22: 1-2
~Damsel of the Faith