Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Uisce Beatha
Danny has a great quote from St. Brigid on his blog, concluding with the words:—
I would like a great lake of beer for the King of Kings. I would like to be watching Heaven's family drinking it through all eternity.
On reflection, it makes perfect sense for an Irish saint to say this. In Irish Gaelic uisce beatha (ish keh ba ha) is the term used to describe distilled liquor. However, it literally means 'water of life'.
And he showed me a pure river of distilled liquor, clear as crystal...

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