Published Thursday, December 15, 2016
As America prepares for another Christmas season based in no small part on giving gifts procured with newly acquired debt and feasting till gym memberships become new year acquisitions, halfway around the world Christians are climbing mountains daily to deliver food from baskets carried on their backs, educating impoverished children, and providing lame beggars with food, shelter and job training. This is often financed through their own funds and under the constant specter of prosecution. This is the story of one of these women. Stories of two others will follow.