Jonathan’s over at A Life Overseas today…
Why are we here? Why have we chosen lives that cause us to engage suffering in very raw ways? Visible ways? Why do we expose our hearts to people in pain?
Why do we use our passports for more than an occasional vacation? Why do we live in places where we sweat more than we thought possible? Places where we get diseases we can’t even spell?
We say goodbyes. Our kids say goodbyes. And sometimes we say goodbye to our kids. Why?
To give someone clean water?
Access to healthcare?
A chance at democracy?
Yes, of course.
But there’s more, isn’t there?
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