“Where your treasure is, there is your heart also.” – Bible
When Albert Schweitzer was still a young man, he was a theology professor at a Swiss University and had recently won a prestigious award for his multi-volume book on Bach’s organ works. He was on top of the world.
But he was a Christian, and Jesus says many times in the gospels, “sell everything you have and minister to the poorest of the poor. Then your reward will be great in heaven.” So Schweitzer was in a quandary.
He prayed about it, asked himself where were the poorest of the poor. He concluded they were in Africa. He asked himself what they needed. Doctors. So he quit his job and enrolled in medical school. Then he began the process of fund-raising for the clinic he intended to establish in the Gabon.
All his colleagues at the University told him…
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