Category Archives: Portraits of Uganda Exhibit

What about Kony?…What about Job?

Several folks are asking my opinion about the Kony film. I am not one to critique Jason Russell’s approach to being a change agent. His passion for social justice and his care for the invisible children of Uganda resonate deeply … Continue reading

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Powerful, Beautiful, Timeless

I took down the Portraits of Uganda exhibit from the Black Mountain Center for the Arts yesterday. Thank you to those of you who visited the exhibit and shared such encouraging comments. Your descriptions that touched me the most include, … Continue reading

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Connecting and Reconnecting

    What a privilege and honor it has been for me this week to attend the Habitat for Humanity National Affiliate Conference in Atlanta. I have had the opportunity to meet country directors from Haiti, El Salvador, Guatemala, Cameroon, Kenya, South Africa, Kyrgyzstan, … 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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Portraits of the Heart

I took down my Portraits of Uganda exhibit from A-B Tech College today; packed every piece safely in boxes, protected with bubble wrap,  and said a prayer of thanks to these beautiful individuals who gave of themselves to bring global awareness … Continue reading

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Gratitude

This photograph entitled, “Gratitude,” reminds me and our children to be thankful for education opportunities which are easily taken for granted. Of all the lessons learned during our family stay in the village, Ugandans’ genuine appreciation for chances to attend … Continue reading

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