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The First All Girls Brass Band in Africa!

A friend sent me this link to an all girls brass band in Mbale, Uganda. She knew my love of Uganda and how delighted I would be to see this beautiful land again even through YouTube. I am so proud … Continue reading

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Girls Are Not Really So Scary

Outside the western world, education is not “free.”  For those living in the underdeveloped world, education is most often funded by fees charged to parents. For many families, school is an expensive privilege that they spend day in and day … 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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Ebola Outbreak in Uganda

Two days ago James said, “Mom, Ebola has broken out in western Uganda.”  I said a quick prayer for the country that I love and moved on without having that news grip my heart in the way that it should … 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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Rainbow Connection

June 14, 2004 Dear Jane, I trust the time with Nancy and David Writebol was good for all, they seem like such a devoted missionary couple.  I told Mike I hope you heard stories of people impassioned for Christ.  I … Continue reading

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