The sparrow has found herself a home, and the turtle dove a nest in which to lay her young: at your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God! Blessed are they who dwell in your house, they shall praise you for ever and ever.
Ps. 83:4-5This is also found as one of the Communion antiphons for the 16th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time. Remember what Jesus said about our worth compared to sparrows and lilies. We who dwell in the house of God, especially after receiving His Real Presence, will continue to be like Mary, "full of grace".
"Whosoever drinks the water that I shall offer", said the Lord (to the Samaritan woman), "shall have within him a spring of water welling up unto eternal life."
John 4:13, 14Only Jesus can quench the thirst within us. That dryness is caused by the separation between God and us because of our sins.