Joy in Tears #Uganda #butterfly #children #goodbye


I waved goodbye to my little Bethany who has been my friend over many years and many countries. We tell stories about Jesus together. Today she chose to leave with a friend. Her name is Stella and she is nine years old. Stella and Bethany my la fofo will love village children together.

It’s hard not to shed a tear when my friend and I have shared so much. I am proud of Bethany that she willingly flew into Stella’s satchel for the trip to the village.

Goodbye Bethany. I love you!!!!

And to our dear Acoli family we say goodbye for now. Goodbyes hurt but we are joyful to love you!!!

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. One of the many exciting things I've had the honor of doing is writing with an E. African team that is developing elementary curriculum for African children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children (on all continents) who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2011 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the co-producer of that fast growing blog community. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

3 thoughts on “Joy in Tears #Uganda #butterfly #children #goodbye

  1. Hi Truedessa – Stella and Bethany will enjoy their lives together, following on your examples and ways of teaching … all will be well for the Acoli family – and you’ll each have love in your hearts … good luck and goodbyes to each and everyone – cheers Hilary

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  2. In my experience, I felt immensely hurt when the person or persons who gave me so much love and affection were moving away, it really was difficult to bid them Good Bye. I do imagine how you feel. At least you had a good time while she was with you.
    Thank you for sharing this post, Leslie. 🙂

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