The Gift of Water

While in bible study, we learned of a need for a struggling mom and her daughter whom live in a dwelling with no running water and one single light bulb; its’ energy from a generator. I realized the poor family I was reared in, would have seemed like the Rockefeller’s to this lady.

Surviving on government commodities and “hand me down” clothes or garments I handmade, we weren’t permitted to have friends for visits because our mother said we didn’t have enough food for our family of five. Thus, certainly not enough food to share with others. Our tiny home with its’ bare tile floors possessed only minimal furnishings. The single sofa proudly displayed its’ inner workings; springs protruding from the seat. Nonetheless, we had a gift of running water and lights. Sometimes our status in life is far greater than we realize. Philippians 4:12, “I know what it is to be in need and I know what it is to have plenty…”

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