“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” Dr. Seuss.

At the breakfast table Dr. Matt Tincher handed each participant of our 6 day medical mission in Haiti a 3 by 5 card with these words. At the end of that day the team returned having seen nearly 300 residents of a tent camp here in Port au Prince.

Marie, one of the participants on our trip this week, is a U.S. citizen born in Haiti. She told me that she had never wanted to return to her home country. She was simply happy to leave when she did 20ish years ago. When one of her coworkers invited her to join our team as a translator, she hesitated. Todd asked her to pray about it.

Sunday one of our team preached in our host church and Marie was asked to translate. By the middle of the message she had a rhythm of communication to her people that drew shouts of praise to God from the congregation. I thought, “she’s back.”

All week Marie has worked in our pharmacy translating f