What We Deserve

A memorial in Hiroshima Japan to Sadako. A reminder of her wish to live after the terrible bombing of her city. Did she deserve what happened to her?

My brother and I were talking about some of the terrible events that have been occurring recently, and he brought up these thoughts:

“Why do I deserve to have clean water and food tonight?” “That could have happened anywhere.” “No one deserves to die.”

My own thoughts and questions have been haunting me recently:

“Why do I get to live and other people do not?” “Why do I have access to my basic needs but other people do not?” “Do I deserve the life I have?”  Continue reading “What We Deserve”

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