Posts Tagged: Uganda

What I Don’t Know

9Jun2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

His message to me last night was a simple one: “I wish God had remembered these children at this hour of need, really.” Our friend in Uganda, the pastor of the orphanage our daughter is from, had messaged me, asking for prayer for the orphans in his care. For several long minutes, I didn’t know… Read more »

Thirty Hour Famine

27Apr2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

You’re going to have to forgive me because this might be one of the dumbest things I’ve ever said. (Which is saying a lot, because I’m kinda known for my ability to blurt out some really dumb stuff.) But, here goes… My two middle kids are participating with their youth group in World Vision’s 30-Hour… Read more »

What I Didn’t Know About Uganda

12Oct2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

You’re not supposed to live in American abundance and miss a third-world country, are you? But oh, Uganda–how I miss you. If you followed our 2014 journey there to adopt our daughter, Violet, you’re probably snickering because you still remember all my whining and bellyaching over how homesick I was. No doubt, I experienced moments… Read more »

What $60 Can Do

11Feb2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I want you to give me $60. Some of you are thinking, “Well, that’s impossible!” You barely have enough in your bank account to pay for gas the rest of this week. You’ve been eating a lot of ramen noodles and peanut butter and you can’t remember the last time you stepped foot inside a… Read more »

Crying a River

10Feb2014 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I’m quite certain I’ve cried more over the past month than I have in the last ten years, combined. (I’m predicting a real good year for Kleenex stockholders.) I haven’t talked a lot on this blog about our impending adoption of an older girl from Uganda. I touched on it here and there, but all… Read more »