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Jotting Judi - Surrounded by Love


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Everyday, at just about noon, she came to the well of Jacob to fill her water pot.  It was a purposeful, planned out time. It was hot at noon and the people had already left the popular meeting area. She was tired of the “surround sounds” and rude looks from the town’s people who knew her reputation. She just wanted to be left alone. She was in no way prepared for what was about to happen. Jesus just had to go through Samaria!
As she walked toward the well, she saw a man sitting there. Perhaps for a moment she paused and thought of going home but sighed in relief as she recognizing him as a Jew. She knew a Jew wouldn’t be caught talking to her, a Samarian woman, so she approached with confidence to get her water. Then he spoke! Oh no! She glanced around, not another soul in sight! Indeed, he was addressing her. “Would you give me a drink?” he asked.

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