She was tired of being alone most of the time. All the other women judged her and rejected her. It was in the heat of the day that she would once again step out onto the dirt road and take that lonely walk to the well. Covering her face, her head hung down. Only her weary eyes were to be seen as she counted her steps to the well.
As she approached the well, a stranger kindly asked her for a drink. Startled by his voice she looked up and realized he was not from around her town and it was against the rules for him to talk to her.
With uncertainty in her voice she softly spoke.”You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman, why are you asking me for a drink?”
I love this story taken from John 4:1-29
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