Posts tagged sierra leone
Ancient Relationship Advice

Old World relationship advice really boils down to taking a sober look at the whereabouts of goodness. If I’m being an idiot (as the ancient Greeks knew the word) I’ll think that goodness is within me, and I’ll naturally be inclined to change Sierra Leone to be more like me. That seems dumb and disastrous, not to mention impossible. If goodness comes from God…

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The Best Day Ever

The other day someone asked me about my experience as a doctor, and an FTF field worker in Sierra Leone. We started talking about the hard times: the poverty, the wild weather, the sickness and so on...routine things. Then she asked, “Now tell me about your experience there.”

“Hold on, we just talked about it,” I said. “No, tell me about the other side of the coin. The other side...”

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