By Ken Gire
[b]Revere existence, and provides yours away for the sake of serving others.[/b]
As a tender guy, Albert Schweitzer appeared destined for greatness. His enormous expertise and fortitude propelled him to a spot as one in all Europe’s most famous philosophers, theologians, and musicians within the early 20th century. but Schweitzer surprised his contemporaries via abandoning worldly luck and embarking on an epic trip into the wilds of French Equatorial Africa, vowing to function a lifelong medical professional to “the least of these” in a mysterious land rife with famine, ailment, and superstition.[b]<b>[i]<b><b>
Enduring hassle, clash, and private struggles, he and his loved spouse, Hélène, grew to become French prisoners of conflict in the course of WWI, and Hélène later battled continual health problems.
Ken Gire’s page-turning, novelesque narrative sheds new mild on Schweitzer’s faith-in-action ethic and his dedication to honor God by means of celebrating the sacredness of all life.
The legacy of this 1952 Nobel Prize honoree endures within the thriving African health facility neighborhood that all started in a humble poultry coop, within the hundreds of thousands who've drawn idea from his instance, and within the problem that emanates from his existence tale into our day.
Albert Schweitzer appeared destined for greatness—and he accomplished it by means of making his lifestyles his maximum sermon to an international in determined want of wish and therapeutic.
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