Posts filed under Africa

These are the posts filed under "Africa".

When Africa breaks your heart

When I say I’m ready to come home, I am saying that I miss my boys, yes. I’m saying I

What can I give?

There’s an uncomfortable reality that I’ve had to get used to, coming to Uganda. By way of explanation: Here, I’m

On waiting well

“He’s REALLY late,” she says to me, and I can hear my voice in hers. “Can you call him again?”

How I try to protect God, and how He tells me not to {Lessons from Uganda}

When I met the woman on the plane who said that she runs an NGO in Uganda with a “more

Mission, purpose, meaning: Living a life that matters (at home)

I go back to Uganda every night. I dream of a girl I met in an orphanage. I see the

The hardest day, or, Your life matters

How can I tell you about this trip? How can I tell you about Africa? I could start with Saturday.

I will trust you

I came back to Uganda to find all of its lessons waiting for me. Last year in the red dust

Grasping at need: What can we do?

In Uganda, there is need everywhere. If you grasp at all the situations in front of you, you’ll quickly be

Orphanage Day, or, How God Loves Us

Benjamin never spent time in an orphanage, so maybe I didn’t know. Benja is my son now and I know

Getting Lost in Africa

Do you know what freedom feels like? It feels like stepping so far outside yourself that you forget. It feels