‘You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars you have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.
With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.’
“Desiderata” was written by Max Ehrmann (1872-1945)
We are all a part of something much larger than ourselves, we have always and will always work with others and work alongside nature. We must embrace sustainability, especially in international development as nothing operates independent of all else. This world is beautiful but it is meant to be shared, something that we often forget (myself included).