Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world. According to the World Bank 2009 data, of the 15 million people living in Malawi, 50.7% live in poverty and the life expectancy is 52.2 years of age.
We took lots of pictures while we were there. This picture below show the results of their harvest of corn still on the cob and in the husk, which was all picked from the field by hand. Remember this was only a couple of summers ago.
I am thankful we had the opportunity to share the Gospel with so many in Malawi who were hungering to hear the "truth" about Jesus Christ. I am also thankful for the reminder this Thanksgiving Day, that every time I get a drink of fresh water, it should remind me that we truly live in a rich country. We are a rich people, who need to understand perspective. We live in a land of plenty. How are we blessing others with the blessings we have been given? I pray that we don't take our blessings for granted and that we can teach our children and grand-children to be thankful for the opportunity to live in this great country and to share those blessings with those in need. Happy Thanksgiving everyone:)