Granted, there is a learning curve. I have to remind myself to reach past the bleach and pine scented cleaners for the baking soda and vinegar. I don’t know when I got the idea to clean means your house should smell like chemicals. Good marketing I suppose. I have noticed certain cleaning products give me an instant migraine. Duh! You say? That within itself is good reason to rethink organic cleaning.
Yesterday I was at the pharmacy late in the day. I am a grazer. I tend to snack throughout the day. Often it is late afternoon when I realize I haven’t eaten a real meal and hungry. I found myself in that situation yesterday. Not a good thing when food is all around and everything looks delicious.
We seldom eat pork. Ranking high on the list of Southern favorites, next to catfish is barbeque. I spotted Corky’s barbeque dinners in the freezer section. I reasoned that the portions would be small enough not to cause too much damage. Within minutes of arriving home, the house was filled with the awesome smell of Southern style barbecue sauce. Doesn’t it just make your mouth water thinking about it? Yee Haw!
I will admit the meal was neither healthy nor organic. Obviously it was laden with salt. On the way to our weekly visit to the mission, I realized I was terribly thirsty. The mission has natural well water. I was getting almost excited about getting my hands on some of that water as I had been about the barbeque.
Their water is so good. It does so much more than quench your thirst. It seems to soothe your very soul. It is so cool and refreshing I seldom can stop with one large glass. Back in the old days, as I am told, well water was the one and only source of water. I have heard folks speak of missing that well water. Then it hit me. Well water was perhaps the first organic drink.
Hmm--organic water. Were
13 Jesus answered, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, 14 but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” John 4:13-14 NIV