Michele Cushatt

Voices Contributor

Mission Possible

After twenty-five hours of flight time, I would land in a city in West Africa known for its political volatility and poverty. It was a place of unknowns, insecurity, and suffering. My task was to deliver a message of encouragement to the women living there. The problem was I felt like a phony. What did I know of their daily suffering? How could I possibly speak any words of wisdom into their reality?