proverbial wisdom: we live life together

God put us into life together. Why? Because everyone needs help sometime. Everyone. In India on a relief mission after the 2004 Tsunami, I learned this simple proverb as people helped each other:

Pull thy brother’s boat across, and lo, thine own hath reached the shore.

Life needs more of: “Hey, we’re in this together. This time, let me help you. One day, you’ll get your chance to help me.”

Friends work together through the toughest times — even amidst boats tossed ashore by the 2004 Tsunami, Pondicherry, India. (with permission, Rocky Mtn. News)

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