Blessed are Those who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness?

INTRO: This poem is based on the fourth of The Beatitudes in Matthew chapter 5 verse 6 'Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.' This Beatitude has both a physical and spiritual meaning. Jesus lived on earth at a time when many of the Jews struggled, living in poverty, burdened... Continue Reading →

What did it matter

What did it matter how thirsty she felt, What did it matter how shameful her past, All that mattered was this very moment, That had hanged her life forever. Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry Exert from 'Thirst Quenching' poem based on the Bible story of The Woman at the Well. Image by Brigitte makes... Continue Reading →

God’s Love Quenched Her Thirst

Her craving for love and faithfulness The longing deep in her heart Human love could not satisfy But God's love quenched her thirst. A verse from the poem 'Thirst Quenching' is based on the Bible story of The Woman at the Well. Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry

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