Every Year, 100’s of people head down to the outskirts of Rocky Point, Mexico to build houses for locals who live in an area of town with no running water, no electricity, no foundations, etc.   The list of “No’s” that these families live with daily is really hard to hear.  And even harder to experience.  BUT… for reasons I can’t understand, their lives goes on.  And it isn’t just a begrudging life of frustration and bitterness, but a life with real Joy.  It seems as though, they have found out how to be joyful OUTSIDE of their circumstances.  The quality of THEIR life, is not dictated by the quality of their living situation.  And this is something that the 1st world needs to learn.  This is something that I need to remember daily.  This video explains this idea a little more : Joy and Circumstances