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Of vegetables, classrooms, an orphan who dreamed…….and a God that delivers

Of vegetables, classrooms, an orphan who dreamed…….and a God that delivers

I have now been back from Uganda for nearly 4 weeks. And I can’t wait to be back there again. Here in Spain I am working to generate the money that we need to continue offering health, hope, education, futures, employment and dignity to the…

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Sponsored happiness……….

Sponsored happiness……….

I am back in Uganda for the first time in 5 months. I have missed Uganda so much – but making money in Europe to sustain what we do here was, and remains, essential. Stephanie, one of our child sponsors from the UK, is in…

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Parting is such sweet sorrow……..

Parting is such sweet sorrow……..

So that was November…..a month in which I dashed back to Uganda for 10 days to collect my wife and bring her to Spain; was reminded again of the difference that God has made through J10:10 in the lives of so many adults and children…

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God is good……..especially when life is hard

God is good……..especially when life is hard

I have now been in Spain for just over 5 weeks. Away from my beloved wife and my home and work in Uganda. I miss all of them – but especially my wife. Achingly actually. The first couple of weeks were REALLY difficult. Culture shock,…

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Two roads diverged in the woods……

Two roads diverged in the woods……

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost Eleven and a half years ago I made the best decision of my life – I decided that I…

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Small acts of great kindness…..

Small acts of great kindness…..

Mother Teresa said, ‘Not everyone can do great acts. But everyone can do small acts of great kindness.’ I would hazard a guess that, should anyone notice when I pop my clogs, they will be tempted to point at the medical centre, or the hospital…

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End of another term….more reasons to praise God!

End of another term….more reasons to praise God!

Ach this is hard! In 10 days time I will be leaving Uganda for a few months – and I am reminded every day of how much I love the work that we are doing here. Which will continue unabated in my absence but which…

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‘Only in returning to me…..’

‘Only in returning to me…..’

From Isaiah 30:15 – ‘Only by returning to me and resting in me will you be saved. In quietness and confidence is your strength.’ Two weeks ago (or was it three?) I wrote about the issues facing J10:10, about the choices that I had to…

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Decisions, decisions, decisions……

Decisions, decisions, decisions……

The more observant, loyal, engaged and structured of you (!) may have noticed that I didn’t blog last week. So there were no update emails and no prayer requests. I’m sorry. I had made an intercontinental dash to the UK for four days of paid…

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Trust………..

Trust………..

Challenging times. Awesome God. In you I choose to trust. Another trip to the UK. Unhappily. There is so much to do in Uganda – the end of the first term; changes and improvements to the nursery and primary school; serious surgery in the earlier…

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