Rich and poor

Life for  a lot of people in this world really isn’t easy. I had a long discussion with someone last night. He’s from a developing country and I could sense the unfairness of him being born into a poor country and me into a rich country. Yes. I’m very lucky. What is rich? Its easy for me to say when you have friends.. but it does mainly have something to do with money. How much money makes you rich?Ofcourse, compared to most people in this country I’m rich. Our kids go to a private school.. that puts me in a ‘rich’ category. But I don’t have a private jet, I don’t own a house and I can’t just go to Europe if I feel like…. Most of us can’t.  But I have money to  have a health insurance, I  can go on vacations and I even to Switzerland every 2 years. Surely thats rich 🙂 I could move back to Switzerland, and even if I didn’t get a job, social welfare would take care of me. I would not have to starve. Yes, I am blessed and I hope that the little work my husband and I do here, is not in vain and changes some peoples lives. I actually wanted to tell a story about a Lahu couple.. I’ll write it tomorrow…

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