I often wonder after the brush with cancer, why I have been spared when hundreds die everyday through illness, trauma and hate.
What can one person do?
What does the life of a person mean and how it is interwoven into the threads of others? The gap it leaves behind when no more.
Where do I go from here?
As I recover, an acute sense of responsibility nudges me, “Why were you spared?”
What is it of worth that you offer today to yourself and others?
I wonder, I think…
– Uzma Yunus, Facebook post, Nov 16, 2015
[To read my approach to publishing her Uzma’s unpublished work and her posts on social medial, read this. Featured photo by Aleksandr Eremin on Unsplash]