Monthly Archives: February 2011

Transformation

Where have you been and what have you done that has changed your life … forever?  Share your story here. Comments Advertisements

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Spirit of Uganda

What’s right for Uganda at this point in time? I certainly don’t have that answer; I can only pray for the right outcome. What I do know about Uganda is that it’s people exhibit a spirit of hope, joy and faith. These are spiritual … Continue reading

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Protect the Pearl of Africa, Uganda

I woke up with a spinning head. Anxiety for a peaceful election process loomed. Just yesterday I read another glowing article about a sojourner to Uganda. Randy Shepherd, co-founder of Crossfire ministries, said after his return from Uganda, “It was probably the most … Continue reading

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Open Heart, Open Mind, Open Future

These are my recurring words when asked, “What do you recommend to people who are looking to serve abroad?” I had a wonderful opportunity to talk with Missy Gluckmann of Melibee Global Consulting. She has blogged about the interview on … Continue reading

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Authentic Friendship

I remember the first time she brought me pink peonies for my birthday. I was turning 35. Then when I left South Africa two years later, we said “We’ll meet again…let’s shoot for 5 years”. It’s been nearly 9 years … Continue reading

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The Patience and Wisdom of Job

I had disappointing news yesterday – not devastating, just a personal downer; a squashed opportunity; another chance to dust off my boots and get back on the saddle. Then I glance over at my beautiful coffee table book, Village Wisdom, … Continue reading

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Preparing Students through Writing and Cultural Exchange

See Vicki Moreland’s article (link below) in the Charlotte Observer, which details a grant -funded program called Learning by Design. I was honored to have the opportunity to share the basics of my cross-cultural writing exchange project, the Story Portrait Project … Continue reading

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