Sacred passages

“or go to the bee and learn as a worker even the work as modestly as she does it”
2 Maccabees
“Hail to the land of promise, Hail to the land of honey and milk.” 
Description of the land of Israel in the Hymn to the Virgin Mary
“And if you ask about its fruits, they are softer than butter and sweeter than honey […] 
And if you ask about its rivers, there are rivers of milk whose taste does not change, rivers of wine that is delicious to those who drink it, rivers of honey that is pure and rivers of fresh water.”
Ibn al-Qayyim’s description of Paradise and its pleasures