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Easter – and a marathon

Easter – and a marathon

It has just struck me how utterly bizarre it is that we give presents at Christmas and not at Easter. I can’t think of a more significant gift than the one that Jesus gave that we remember today – his life. J1010 only survives because…

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Happy New Lives……….

Happy New Lives……….

It may be an age thing but I am very underwhelmed by the whole ‘new year’ thing. But, back here in Uganda, I am very overwhelmed by the new life thing that God is doing. 2016 was a tough year and, as usual, I am…

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In absentia……

In absentia……

It is so hard being away from Uganda for so long. I hope that Hildah and I will return in October which is just a few weeks away now…….and I can’t wait. We have no choice but to be in Europe for most of the…

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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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Ah Uganda……….

Ah Uganda……….

I am sitting at the airport waiting to leave Uganda again after just 21 days. And I am gutted. But grateful. Grateful because I will be back again. Grateful because the team that I have here in Uganda will keep things going: children educated, patients…

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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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Keeping on keeping on……….

Well we’re not dead yet!! And by the grace of God 2016 will be another year when He gives us more than we could ask or imagine….. 2015 was hard financially. Weather systems caused by El Nino wreaked havoc on our new passion fruit orchards…

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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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