- Personal identity rooted in sense of calling,
- sacrifice of potentially stable lives for lives of motion and movement,
- a lifetime of learning (medical skill, African language, and African culture and health- ways).
- In reflecting on the SOSL reunion I realized that Lowell resembles Dr. Albert Schweitzer, who founded a mission in the Congo, Like Schweitzer, Lowell is a clergy-person and a medical doctor. Further, like Schweitzer, Lowell thinks deep spiritual thoughts.
I’m going to call Lowell Gess THE ALBERT SCHWEITZER OF WEST AFRICA. It was an honor to be in Lowell’s and other members' presence in North Carolina this month.
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