Fearfully Human: On a wave of sorrow

Take a look at this reflection from Fearfully Human drawing briefly on the new/old U2 song "Wave of Sorrow." Excerpt:
I'm heading back to a place - the so-called "third world" - that I've come to see as the "real world", and my spirit needs it desperately. I've only been home for a few months and see now that my sense of urgency has slackened, my spirit has become greedy for the cheap trinkets our culture has on offer. I often feel and suspect that I need these people more than they need me; as though there's a trade going on that fills their stomach but heals my spirit. I can't help but think I return with the deeper blessing.

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