The dictionary defines recovery as 1) a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength and 2) the action or process of regaining possession or control of something stolen or lost.
“After Surgery in Germany, I Wanted Vicodin, Not Herbal Tea” by Firoozeh Dumas talks about how recovery from medical procedures is different in other countries and what we might learn.
We struggle to find the best ways to show out fellow human beings that they are worthy of dignity and respect. In this article a German discusses how Americans are often too polite when it comes to dismantling hatred and oppression. With the recent changes in the political realm, we need to pay attention to the lessons of history. When answering the call of love, we need to be more firm. We are to be there for the defense of others.