I’m sitting here this morning at a coffee shop with Christian worship music, blasting out of the sound system at one of the nicest cafés at UCU. They make the coffee how I like it. It just rained last night. The clouds are just now beginning to dissipate. There’s cookfire smoke in the air as cooks are preparing breakfastContinue reading “Another day…”
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For those of you who are praying for us, please pray earnestly for our safety. The fence we put up 5 years ago is now seriously compromised and no longer keeping people out who have sinister motives. We’ve been enduring periodic incidents where people come at night and take the metal stakes that hold upContinue reading “Thieves Again”
Last week my husband and I took a trip to Kampala for some fabric, in preparation for a few more business clothing I’d be needing for the new position at Uganda Christian University. The biggest fabric and tailoring hub is on Kiyembe Llane in Kampala. The street is renown for quality fabrics of all types.Continue reading “Fabric Shopping”
Living nearby is an old man who putters around the neighborhood. He lives alone in a small rental. But he keeps an eye on the movement of the neighborhood. He does odd jobs for us and relishes doing them for us. He wants to earn money for his weekly visit to the doctor. It isContinue reading “Muzei”
Why murder is always discussed at burials.
There is an uncle from my husband’s extended family, who lives in kikondwa. He lived there with his wife and sons nearby. My husband knows him well because that is the same village he grew up in. When he was little, this uncle came with his young family to live nearby because his father hadContinue reading “Why murder is always discussed at burials.”
Lord, protect us from Thieves
We continue to monitor and be vigilant. We ask for many prayers for our safety. Thieves have become much more bold these days. For me it is not the fact that things may be stollen and that we have technology that is highly lucrative on the black market’s list. I mostly fear the trauma resultingContinue reading “Lord, protect us from Thieves”
I have walked with the grief of Hannah, I have been despised like Leah, betrayed by the likes of Jacob. Felt abandonment. Seen horrors. At times the grief was so heavy, it was as though I would die. Many turn their faces from my words as though ashamed. Some try to hush me. Yet IContinue reading “The Panyas”
The Tech Learning Centre
Our goal for the Tech Learning Centre: To run eLearning programs that serve the learning needs of the community. The Centre will run programs that do 3 things for Ugandan children: It will put the child into a learning environment where they can flourish and love learning, according to early childhood education principles. (Most UgandanContinue reading “The Tech Learning Centre”
If we are Christian, one thing we can agree on is the restoration of all things, which Jesus initiated when he restored humankind to God. As humans, we all are a product of Babel and Cain and Abel. As those who have given ourselves to Christ, we are called to live in the reversal ofContinue reading “Racialized Histories”
The Saga of the Well: Final
They stole the pump!! Last night they came and stole the pump out of the well!!!