We sat in traffic jams last night for two and a half hours inching our way forward after a craft shopping adventure near 1000 cups coffee house. The president of Uganda never has to sit in jams. The police station of each area is informed when his convoy of twenty cars is coming so they … Continue reading Life in the City center of Kampala
I have yet to make a trip to Uganda without dashing off to the medical center with a child suffering malaria. Yesterday it was Ryan. His fever was 105! When we arrived at the clinic it measured 103.8 so they gave him an ice cold sponge bath while he shivered with chills. There never was … Continue reading Malaria
Jack has changed so much since January everyone is in shock! When they heard his voice they looked around for Kevin, then laughed and teased him about the drop. Not only has he grown several inches in height but his maturity has expanded in like. He is such good friends with the older boys here. … Continue reading Jack Attack
The apartment is full of slumbering family and friends. The rains in Africa are gently falling, a steady hum of nature. Instinctively I feel the urge to pull up a blanket, light a candle and switch from coffee to hot chocolate. There’s no better environment for me to open my heart and mind to write … Continue reading Kirabo Seeds celebrates Second Anniversary!
Yesterday Kira and I slept til one o’clock in the afternoon in the bed we share in our apartment in Uganda. I have never done that in my life. My body of course was confused after crossing the globe for thirty hours, and no one bothered to stir us because I am the boss. They … Continue reading We are in Uganda!
Before I begin…if you haven’t watched the Easter Story video our children made in my last post go watch that first! It’s wonderful to hear them and see them in action! Now… I haven’t faced a blank page in a while. I love it when I find time to write. My life is at … Continue reading Post Easter Glow
It is our holy celebration of Easter this weekend. The children in our Kirabo Seeds home have been making a special gift for everyone to enjoy for this celebration. Christopher Thompson has been volunteering with us since January. His degree is in cinematography from Baylor so he created this gift for all of us. I … Continue reading Happy Easter from Kirabo Seeds
Over a decade ago I felt myself searching deep within my heart for the cause greater than myself, greater than my family, greater than what’s mine or within my reach. I believed God had something for me to do for Him so I could pour all the gifts and talents he gave me into the … Continue reading How I found Orphan Care as my “cause”