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Why do we sometimes feel so dry in our relationship with Christ? Because He is at work in us. A story of maturing as Christians.


  • Concept: A man dreams he is in a desert. No water, no wind, no features. After several unsuccessful attempts to escape this desert, he learns that he has been brought to the “dry place” for a very special conversation.
  • Story Origin: Original
  • Setting: N/A
  • Precept(s):
    • God will bring us to “the dry place” to do a work in us.
    • Part of maturing as a Christian is learning to separate the reality of God from our fickle emotions.
  • Key Bible Verse: Psalm 63:1 O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you, in a dry and weary land where there is no water.
  • Additional Verses Referenced: 1Corinthians 13:11


  • Written by Dana Buck
  • Narrated by Kim Pratt
  • Produced by Beneath Blue Skies Productions
  • Music Credit: Pond5


Sew Powerful Parables will tickle your funny bone, touch your heart and offer you a new way to experience God’s truth. Jesus often used parables to communicate His most important messages. Dana Buck picks up that tradition in a poetic, rhyming style that makes listening easy and enjoyable. All ages will love these stories full of memorable characters, insightful lessons and just plain fun.

After retiring from a 38-year career with the Christian non-profit organization, World Vision, Dana Buck now devotes himself full time to writing, speaking, and mentoring. His Sew Powerful Parables continue to grow in popularity as they charm audiences, readers and listeners. He is a Charter Board member for the nonprofit organization Sew Powerful, where he lends his expertise to further their mission of combating extreme poverty by training, equipping and empowering women and girls in the developing world. Dana resides in the greater Seattle area with his wife Grace and their neurotic cat. They have two children, Jared and Alyssa, and Alyssa is married to son-in-law, Ivan. No grandchildren yet, but Ivan and Alyssa do own and share their beautiful grand-dog, Odin. Reach Dana with comments or suggestions at