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My Best Friend, Scovia

Her name is Scovia. She was the first child at Village of Hope to introduce herself to me. She said hello, and I asked her what her name was. “Scovia,” she said. “What a beautiful name.” I asked her how old she was, and she replied 14. And then she said, “I would like to […]

There are no Coincidences in Life

“There are no coincidences in life.” This quote by international motivational speaker, Nick Vujicic, has been heavy on my mind since I read it a few days ago leaving Village of Hope Uganda. Life’s intricate web, woven by the billions of people on this planet, leaves me somewhat perplexed. Is it just by chance or […]

I am not dirty anymore

I am not dirty anymore. Not like I have been. Especially the last few weeks. There is no longer dirt under my nails that I can’t keep out and my feet aren’t covered with red dust from dancing in the dirt beside children orphaned by the LRA. I am not using a bucket of water […]

Where do I begin….

Where do I begin? So much in my heart and only a few minutes to blog…. Do I begin with the baby orphanage? When asked their greatest need and mentioned clothes, Sister Francis laughed.  “You know – it is the belly. The babies do not care if they are naked. Theycare if they have nothing […]

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