Today, tomorrow, the day after tomorrow, we are always full of problems steadily.

Etsuko Mukaiyachi



The former nurse who supports mentally handicapped people along with her husband in Urakawa, Hokkaido adds, "From now on, new hardship will be born one after another, too."  But she takes a firm stand. Because she has come to share the hardships and weaknesses with them rather than getting rid of them, becoming a leading actor in "important hardships", and also has come to be able to take measures to help herself. From the sentences written by her in ""What Lies Beyond The Dead End"  edited byTomisaka Christian Center.



February 7,  2018

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun