"Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and ea
Few Bible verses resonate so deeply with human beings. Not many of us can read or hear such words spoken without feeling them reach into our deepest selves. It is human to hunger and to thirst, but it is even more human to feel that food and drink are not all that we require. The words suggest something beyond the reach of toil and payment; something nonmaterial. That which alone can satisfy our capacities and longings can never be earned. It has to be received. And the language hints of an abundance thereof.