By Ken Gire
Revere lifestyles, and provides yours away for the sake of serving others.
As a tender guy, Albert Schweitzer appeared destined for greatness. His sizeable 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 by way of leaving behind worldly luck and embarking on an epic trip into the wilds of French Equatorial Africa, vowing to function a lifelong surgeon to “the least of those” in a mysterious land rife with famine, disorder, and superstition.
Enduring hassle, clash, and private struggles, he and his loved spouse, Hélène, turned French prisoners of struggle in the course of WWI, and Hélène later battled power 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 center group that all started in a humble chook coop, within the thousands who've drawn proposal from his instance, and within the problem that emanates from his lifestyles tale into our day.
Albert Schweitzer appeared destined for greatness―and he completed it through making his existence his maximum sermon to an international in determined want of desire and therapeutic.