The Thursday before Donny and Kelli’s wedding Kira had her first day of Kindergarten. When Donny was starting Kindergarten as my eldest child I was like all the mothers I saw in her room fussing about perfection, battling emotion, and holding on a little too tightly. It was such a monumental event full of emotion … Continue reading You’ll Be In My Heart
Since the day Craig and I welcomed Donny home from the hospital and devoted ourselves to raising him all we could hope is that some day his bride would honestly say this: more to come later, we are all in the first week of school and fighting colds…but we will share more soon! Continue reading Every mama’s Hope
Children grow too fast. It’s the cliché that’s been gasped by every adult ever to live. I want to take the strand of my personal life and tie a bow with the strand of my professional life for this blog. Over the years as Kirabo Seeds developed I learned the hard way that I shared … Continue reading Something Monumental is happening in my Mama life
There’s a tribal dance group in Kampala we always take visitors to experience. They accurately demonstrate how the tribes in Uganda differ by expression of dance, instrument, song and ritual. For the finale of the performance the dancers stack clay pots on their heads, shake the hips and move all over the stage without dropping … Continue reading Can you hear the music?
To all the ladies who have ever loved a child, given care, sacrificed to make a difference in the life of a child, I thank God for you. When God created Kirabo Seeds, he didn’t choose an experienced business leader to develop the vision, he chose a MOTHER. It is my absolute privilege and honor to … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
In the hill country of Texas we are in full swing of Spring weather. Our bluebonnets are wildly splashed along roadsides in their enthusiastic and free manner to make any patch of grass their home. Windows are tossed up, fresh air fills the house, animals are shedding, and people everywhere are outside doing chores or … Continue reading Spring Time at Kirabo Seeds
Orphan care isn’t a rescue mission, not like we think. We who help orphaned kids are not the great savior who swoops in and pulls a desperate child out of the world’t worst living conditions. (According to the book I believe in, that would be Jesus.) There’s always someone worse off. And our efforts for … Continue reading Orphan Care isn’t a rescue mission.