living out of overflow

I cannot give what I do not have.

I do know that is stating the obvious, but sometimes it helps me to frame my world with language so I can make sense of its lessons.

Six years of living without electricity, without running water in the middle of one of the poorest corners of the planet as it fought its way back from decades of war has framed volumes of learning. Watching broken little lives be loved back to life and spill laughter again. Trusting God for our food and clothes and safety and healing and hope and everything else.

I am a born problem-solver, a creative to the core. An out-of-the-box thinker, a paradigm iconoclast. And then I moved to South Sudan…Β  {Continue reading at incourage.me where I am thrilled to have An Invitation the Supernatural Life featured as one of their Fall Recommended Reads.}

AND TODAY ONLY:Β  Don’t miss the party… and a chance to win one of three autographed copies…. {click the photo below to be taken to the full post and giveaway.}