Amadou Diallo, a program manager for Catholic Relief Services in Senegal, knows from talking with the farmers and cattle herders in his country that the cyclical droughts the country experienced occurred about once every 10 years for generations.
Making time to just sit and be still can seem countercultural to what we are told to do daily. It’s in the moments when we allow ourselves to be still that we can encounter a peace that is life-giving.
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