Into Africa, Third Verse: Dancing Like Elephants

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.    Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, … [Read more…]

Into Africa, Third Verse: Growing Miracles

“Look!  Look!  We’re growing MIRACLES!!” So said my daughter the night we planted MARIGOLDS – not miracles – at her Girl Scout meeting. It was exactly two weeks before my departure for Uganda, I was incredibly underfunded and overwhelmed…and God spoke to me through the eyes of my little girl. I’m in the miracle-growing business, … [Read more…]

Into Africa, Third Verse: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Okay, okay, I admit it.  There were no trains involved in the making of this blog post.  There were bicycles and boda-bodas (motorcycles) and lots and lots of big trucks, and unfortunately those don’t rhyme.  Therefore, I’m sticking with trains.  Deal with it. I guess I could call this post “Planes, Narrow Lanes, and Automobiles”.  … [Read more…]