Jim and I finished a great book this morning — The Oath by Khassan Baiev. A true story about a Chechan surgeon who actually takes the Hippocratic oath seriously. He finds himself hunted by both Russians and Chechans because he believes that he should treat everyone who needs his help — Russians and Chechans alike.
The first-hand descriptions of life in Chechnya during the two wars is more tragic than I could ever imagine. And the working conditions for this surgeon will boggle your mind.
As Jim and I read this, it was difficult not to compare this situation with what just recently took place in Georgia. (And what could possibly happen in Ukraine.) There are chilling similarities…
Please pray for the survivors in Chechnya. As well as in Georgia.
And continue to pray for the leaders worldwide who make decisions that affect us all! May God give them wisdom and discernment!