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Can you hear the sleigh-bells ringing?

Of course we flipping can’t. It’s Uganda. It never snows. And no-one here (or very few people) have heard of Father Christmas. There will be no presents for most children, few cards, but people will celebrate God’s ludicrous plan of becoming man and dying in the…

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Back home – to Hildah, Michelle and Passion4Africa…….

And what a trio they are! I have said before that true happiness only comes from being in the place that God created you to be. And I have said before that, for me, that place is Uganda. And specifically Kabale, Kigazi and Bigungiro. Although this…

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Tired, grateful……and still at liberty. Just.

I miss my wife. I also miss Uganda and all that we do there. I’m in the UK for a frantic week of………..business meetings; catching up with friends, family and children; collecting money owed to me; gratefully receiving donations; transporting wonderful Michelle’s new wheelchair back to…

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‘Parting is such sweet sorrow………’

……wrote Shakespeare. Not sure about that. Parting from my wife and our work here in Uganda (even though it’s only for 10 days) is only made tolerable by the fact that I will be back here in a week and a half. Otherwise there would…

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Vulnerable, out-of-control, at God’s mercy……………

‘Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.’ Saint Basil It is true to say that a large part of me wants to curse the rain this morning. It’s harvest…

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