No Easy Answers Here

There are no easy answers here.  I actually told no fewer than 8 people today they would die within a few weeks or months.  They ranged from 14 to 60 years.  It was worst because most of them were dying because they did not have enough money to get care.

The 14 year old girl who has fistula from her body that would easily heal if I had the medication of nutrition I use in the US.

The 30 year old woman who’s husband passed out on my office floor after I informed him of her late stage breast cancer.  It was diagnosed late because she had been to several other ‘hospitals’ who told her not to worry about it.  These hospitals have no real surgeons or pathologists in them.

There was the 27 year old woman who’s husband began to cry as I told them that the tumor on her face could have been curable if they had not waited for 5 years to collect money for treatment.  Now it is nearly invading the base of the skull ready then on to the brain.

There was the…., well, let me leave it at that.  There were no easy answers for the other 5 people either. They will all most likely die within 3-5 months or 3-5 years.

We can’t fix this.  That is obviously not why we are here.  The light at the end of the tunnel in Africa is…., well somebody stole the candle and stole the matches so there is no light.  We can talk about Jesus is the light, but it is hard to share the Bread of Life without helping people to find long term bread for life.

There are no easy answers.