Tag Archives: Africa

Why Educate Girls?

Living in the West this seems like a ridiculous question–one that was settled long ago. However, after living in Uganda, my eyes were opened to the truth that much of the world does not see the value in educating their … Continue reading

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World Malaria Day 2012

For half the world, a simple mosquito bite can have deadly consequences: Every year, malaria kills approximately 655,000 people, mostly pregnant women and children under the age of five. We can stop this. Since 2000, malaria deaths have been reduced … Continue reading

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Fallen

I continue to be drawn to the blog site paradoxuganda written by Doctors Scott and Jennifer Myhre.  Here are two entries that compel me to see the news of an epidemic as more than cold abstract statistics.  When I read … Continue reading

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Would You Go Back?

Ever since our return from the mission field, friends have asked, "Will you ever go back?" That question stirs so many emotions. My mind races with remembrances and I think, "It was a call not a decision when we went … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again

August 7, 2004 Dear Friend Jane, Well my friend, I have spent two birthdays in Africa now. On our return trip we had an eventful time in London.  Our flight to Entebbe was delayed 5 hours so we spent the … Continue reading

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What’s better than life?

I began my morning reading the Mission Network News report.  As I scanned the stories, this one from Africa caught my eye.  The study of Acts has tenderized my heart once again to the truth that the spread of the … Continue reading

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Training the Palate

February 5, 2004 Greetings My Friend, One of the goals we have here at the village is to train the children’s palate’s to enjoy a variety of foods.  In their culture, there are several staple foods, but beyond that many never have … Continue reading

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