If you enter five minutes into a conversation with a Ugandan parent the topic of education will arise. It’s a guarantee. The people of Uganda have been well convinced that the primary way to break out of developing conditions is to educate their children as far as possible. Unlike most developed countries, education in Uganda … Continue reading The LOVE of Learning
The children at Kirabo Seeds have finished their year of school and they are on what we in America call “summer break”. The weather there is always a lovely summer day though some are drier or wetter than others. All that matters to the kids is they are FREE. Their schedules for school are outrageous. … Continue reading School is out for the “summer” in December
I’ve spent much of my adult life growing a healthy marriage. We celebrated 25 years together this year. During the past decade I’ve even had the privilege and honor to counsel some couples in the early stages of marriage to help them establish a marriage outlined in the bible, the standard we hold ours to … Continue reading Family Time.
After long anticipation and laborious preparations the Cameron family has arrived at Kirabo Seeds in Uganda. They spent the last month packing the necessities to bring with them and selling or giving away everything else they have. There are nine black plastic bins and two cardboard boxes in tow. I experience a slight wish for … Continue reading The Camerons Have Arrived
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
When Jack complains that something is “hard” he has three older siblings who are quick to tell him what we’ve been telling them for years: “Life’s not supposed to be easy.” He’s beginning to lean in towards the hard to do things and realizing bit by bit he can get through it. It won’t be … Continue reading Fellow Strugglers
When I imagine a homestead in Uganda for Kirabo Seeds and I allow myself to really dream I see a few acres, a wall with a great gate. Inside there is a village of small huts where children are playing, working, and moving about the business of growing up under God’s care. I would choose … Continue reading A forever Home for Kirabo Seeds