The WHY Behind It

A raw and authentic look at a personal truth.

courage over fear

The number one question I get these days:

Why? – why am I going on this trip; why did I decide to take on such a big challenge; why Kilimanjaro; why Africa….

The problem with the why questions, is that my answer to that is so big and detailed, that I usually end up giving a shortened, abbreviated answer. There’s not usually enough time in that moment to give the full answer that I want to give, so I just go generic and keep it simple.

Here’s what my generic, simple answer looks like, “Because I like hiking and Matt’s passion and excitement for the MOHI organization in Kenya has spread to me.”

All fine and true.

But that’s not the full answer.

The full answer is much deeper. It’s messy and raw. It surely isn’t an ‘in passing’ kind of answer, and until now, I haven’t really shared it…

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