7 things I’ve learned in a week without running water

Nora Edinger -- JOY Journal

“When my heart is overwhelmed, lead me to the rock that is higher than I.” Psalm 61:2

It started before dawn one day last week. Three of us were already up and having breakfast when a low rumble began in the backyard and morphed into a trembling that could be felt through the house. Our water main, our home’s sole connection to city water, failed.

Water. It’s precious.

And, so began a week without running water.

It has been an experience. But, I will confine this post to a handful of things I’ve learned about coping, my own limitations and God’s lack of limitations. Here they are:

  1. Jesus wasn’t kidding when He spoke at length about “neighbors,” and that loving them is pretty good evidence of one’s relationship with God. Our literal neighbors have opened their garden spigots, showers, kitchens and so on. Without them, we would be…

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Author: dreamweaver333

I love to listen to the whispering of spirit.

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