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100!

We’ve reached 100 days until we leave for Uganda! For me this is a bittersweet time. I am so looking forward to beginning our time in Africa doing what the Lord leads us to, but on the other hand I only have 100 days left of life as I know it. I’ve been thinking the...

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Excitisad

Excitisad…..no, this isn’t a typo. This is the best way I can describe the feeling that I continually have as I pack up our house and prepare to move to Uganda. I go through a drawer and find mementos from my childhood or high school days and I get sucked in and have to force...

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Reflection

As I sit here in the London Heathrow Airport watching the sunrise, I am thinking back on what has transpired during the past two weeks. We enjoyed our time getting to know our new home so much! It’s an outrageously beautiful country with beautiful, kind people. At the same time, the poverty this country deals...

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Looking Forward

It’s almost time!!! We have spent what seems like FOREVER looking forward to this initial trip to Uganda. I can’t believe that in 4 short days we will be experiencing it for ourselves! I’ve been looking forward to lots of things as these days have been approaching. -Traveling with my husband….just us! I can’t even...

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Dreaming…

This is my very first blog post ever, so please bear with me as I get used to expressing my thoughts and feelings into print or whatever this is.  My sister has been involved with Uganda for around 6 years, so her stories and photos of Uganda are familiar to us. I’ve dreamt of a...