Day 29~ April 29th~ Congo

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a tougher life than most

When we grumble about the extra pound we had to lift in our air conditioned gym, the heavy bag of groceries we had to move from the supermarket cart to the trunk of our car, or when we have to work an extra hour in the office, it is good to remember how some other people live around the world.

It is good to remember that wealth is not distributed fairly on this planet and that the balances are off and have been for a long while. Do we just say ‘this is life’ or do we work on having a better life? Many do, and as I come closer to the close of this month’s project on Congo, I send thanks to them. I am grateful to the humanitarians of the world, to those who give without counting the cost, and who push so hard to try and even out a crooked world.

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6 comments

  1. Its not just your pics that speak a thousand words, your heartfelt descriptions bring alive the lives, sufferings, hope, resilience and small joys of the poorest and voiceless… Making us more compassionate by the day… Thanks a ton for sharing.. 🙂

  2. The humanitarians of this world often go unsung thank you for drawing attention to them.Mimo

  3. So true…it’s too easy it is to forget how other people are living. Writing like yours helps us remember. Thanks.

  4. It is so easy to things for granted or complain about silly things when so many really have to work extremely hard just to have a meal at the end of the day.

  5. you capture humanity in a way that is rarely seen. Beautiful, captivating, amazing. Thank you for sharing your gift with us!

  6. Yes, another great photo, that tells a story far away from my life. Life can be hard, in many ways..

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