"And it happened after a while, that the brook dried up, because
there was not rain in the land."( 1 Kings 17)
God told Elijah to go to a certain place. He would give him food and water there.
It was the brook, Cherith. Kind of like a quiet retreat. Sounds nice, huh?
Then, so Elijah wouldn't forget He was on a mission, the brook dried up.
"Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying, 'Arise, go...'"
We have seasons of rest and we have seasons of arising.
Learning to embrace them both for all they are worth is the challenge.