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 […]
bright is my world orange road leads to the sky a rainbow smile The Lens Artists photo challenge prompt is Colorful
Unlikely is this magenta Fort backdrop Nile sunset If you know me, you know I have tried to work in Liberia, No. Africa, Congo and So. Africa. I never thought of Uganda, the Nile or mosquito netting as my “likely.” The photo challenge this week is “Unlikely” These pictures are all taken at […]
waiting in line no need to connect dots more than black and white The wordpress photochallenge is Lines
yummy sweets the colors of the rainbow really love grape I know this is a simple haiku but it speaks of the children and the simple pleasures. They wait patiently for a snack, but they especially love it when we bring a sweet after class.
They are silly others small when they smile joy showers all they are busy some are shy Ugandan children reach to the sky
From the Iron Donkey I watch a normal afternoon in Gulu two boys four eyes traffic people, animals, motorcycles *iron donkeys, cars and trucks The Iron Donkey is a guest house where we stay in Gulu. The iron donkey is also what Westerners consider a bicycle.
Red dirt road to the village river claims it eve’s storm barely make it home no light for feet or tires prayer alone to guide us if I wax poetic I can look over my back road over- run with soldiers entire families gone children walk through blood red stain never removed I can look […]
look behind you follow the leader I’m leaning over there are lollipops I have the littlest frown I see you!
feet joyfully tap vocal chords follow babies wiggle their feet boys jump in the air hard not to move to the beat we’re in church dancing * place in my heart sun rises with daily greeting smiling boy The prompt at the wordpress photo challenge is Smile. Our friend’s boy Danny is a […]