I Kings 19:4-8; Psalm 34:2-9; Ephesians 4:30-5:2; John 6:41-51
Despite his ongoing business success, a man was unhappy with the way his life was going. Consequently, he consulted a pious monk for advice.
“I’m never satisfied! I feel empty — unfulfilled!”
To which the holy man replied, “As the fish perishes on dry land, so you perish when you get entangled in the world. The fish must return to the water –- so you must return to solitude.”
The man asked nervously, “You mean I have to go into a monastery?”
“No, no,” replied the monk. “Hold on to your business and go into your heart.”
Is it possible that some of us go home Sunday after Sunday spiritually fed but completely unfulfilled? Could it be that…
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