After spending a week drilling a well in Honduras, this opportunity to provide even a small measure of assistance brings me great joy. Having seen the smiles on young faces as they played football, futbol, and Frisbee, the looks of pride as teenagers helped dig dirt and mix concrete, and the expressions of gratitude from the leaders at the school where the well was located, I will likely never view this ministry quite the same. The need is real.
As I've reflected on all that I have to be thankful for, I am most thankful for organizations like Living Water that make it possible for someone like me to connect with, and make a difference in, these lives that are so vastly different from my own, and yet so strikingly the same. I pray that each of you will have an opportunity to touch and be touched by someone with such great need in the year to come.