Remedy Libya is underway!

A girl with big dark eyes sits quietly and waits for lifesaving heart surgery in Libya.

We’re at the hospital, and after a long journey we’re excited to start (also a little tired, but mostly excited!).

Can I make a confession here? I’m also a little nervous. I (Erin) have been working with Preemptive Love Coalition for months, but this is my very first medical mission. I wonder if I’ll make it through the first surgery without passing out. I worry that I won’t be able to keep up with the pace. And I’m concerned for the kids…

But excitement outweighs the worry. It’s the excitement of meeting a new group of kids, desperate for healthy hearts, that kept us moving forward through a 2am drive to the airport, dozens of security checks, multiple flights, two layovers, questionable airline food, and ridiculously expensive airport water.

Every Remedy Mission has a different flavour. Each location, team combination, and group of children with varying needs comes together to make the mission unique.

But this mission also presents a fresh set of challenges, new opportunities to serve, and a new group of children whose lives will soon be transformed.

We’re ready!

Are you?

A small boy is swaddled in blankets and held in his mother's arms. Tomorrow he is scheduled to have lifesaving heart surgery!

About Erin Wilson

Communications Officer for Preemptive Love Coalition, based in Iraq. Photographer + artist, storyteller + story gatherer, peace maker + bridge builder, student + teacher, unrepentant lover of unexpected beauty.

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