" I said to him that Zululand sounded fine, but that every man has a map in his heart of his own country and that the heart will never allow you to forget this map."
This is a sentiment so tenderly and matter-of-factly stated, and so pure in its simplicity. It is how I felt on my recent trip to the Philippines. This is the sentiment I couldn't explain to the hubby, that despite the squalor and miserable circumstances we were now viewing, I sustained a deep passion for the land from whence I came.
"She loved her country, Botswana, which is a place of peace, and she loved Africa, for all its trials…I love all the people whom God made, but I especially know how to love the people who live in this place. They are my brothers and sisters…"