In France, we talk a lot about the major cities in Japan such as Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, etc. but what do we know about the small provincial towns?
Every Year, over 150 young people, between 20 and 30 years of age, knock on the door of the MEP Volunteer Service. They arrive with a sincere desire to give, and give of themselves.
For the young Japanese at work, nothing is like in our home country ! Here, we live to work, to have a role in society, an objective in life and to be integrated into society. What we are less aware of, is that alot of Japanese like being overworked.
From the church of Kofu to the local house of Shizuoka : a few ecclesial variations…
You never write ! Such a well-deserved reproach… A deficient sense of sharing ? A hidden laziness ? Who knows ! Whatever the case, having never felt the need for « recognition », I have rarely made the effort to describe such a common daily life.