We are Fish Out of Water
A whale has lungs. It’s the mammal that’s “the fish out of water” because while not being a fish it lives in the water. But, having lungs, it needs to breathe. It has to come up to the surface to draw breath or it will die. We are like fish out of water, too.
We are in the world but not of the world. If we don’t rise above the muck and mire of life in the world frequently to reconnect with the source of our lives we will die. Come up and breathe! Pray often, my friends!