Monthly archive for October2013

A new home…….

……for the J10:10 kids – all 22 of them. Rising to 47 in January. THIS is the weekend when we are moving J10:10 Houses – from our small but happy house with somewhat shaky infrastructure to the huge and secure place that our awesome God…

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A very precious and special ‘Head Girl’

I always knew when it was Friday……….because little Michelle, the precious child of God who lives with us, would cry bitterly. Somewhere in the mind damaged by Cerebral Palsy she knew that it was physiotherapy day – and that her twisted little body would be…

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In praise of………Facebook (an unlikely title!)

What if your kid was sick with cancer? Small heads bald from chemo. Small bodies (that you adore) infected with a disease they don’t understand (and that you hate). A seemingly endless round of blood tests with needle after needle hurting the baby you bore…

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‘We planted the seed(ling)s, we also watered them BUT…….

……God made them grow’. With apologies to St. Paul. I am in South Africa for ten days – one of my last paid commissions as a Western businessman before Passion for Jesus (Uganda) Limited becomes ALL that I do to generate the money that will…

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‘And God blessed……

‘And God blessed the latter part of Job’s life more than the former part’ I’m 45 today. With both my parents dying at 65 years old and a life that has included alcoholism, drugs, tobacco, a major road accident and six weeks in a coma……..one would…

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Blasphemous Rumours……

‘Now I’m not gonna start any blasphemous rumours but I think that God’s got a sick sense of humour’ – a line from a Depeche Mode song of 1984. God certainly has a sense of humour. To summarise…..I left school at 15 and detested education; saddened…

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Independence Day………

Today Uganda is 51 years old. This means nothing positive to me other than that our 22 children in the J10:10 House had a day off school. Which seemed like a good opportunity to give them a really good meal (meat AND matooke!), tell them…

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