I was actually meaning to post this blog way back in August, after coming home from Uganda, but for some reason it never happened. Welp, better late than never! So before leaving for Uganda, I read Ann Voskamp’s book One Thousand Gifts, which by the way, if you haven’t read it, you should, it is … Continue reading eucharisteo
I see their faces everywhere. I hear their laughter. I dream about them. Their smiles, their faces, their hugs, their kisses, their tiny hands in mine. I miss it all. So much. I try not to talk about how much I miss them because I feel like people will think I’ve gone crazy. Why do … Continue reading love like children
Wow. Three days until I leave this incredible place that has stolen my heart. It is so wonderful and I am so happy here. But there are days when the reality of it all hits me and my eyes and my heart are opened wide to the pain that surrounds me. In the time we’ve … Continue reading God is good. all the time.
Loving deeply. I think this is one of the biggest things that God has been teaching me while I’ve been here in Uganda. It’s kind of funny that I titled this blog “live simply. love deeply.” months ago and I didn’t even know it was going to be something that the Lord would give me … Continue reading love deeply
It's been a fun few weeks in Uganda! Within the first week I had the chance to bungee jump over the Nile River. Sounds awesome, right? But not like something I would ever be brave enough to do. Well I did. WHAT?! Insane. The Lord had been teaching me a lot about resting in His … Continue reading Uganda updates
My first day in Africa was SO amazing. I woke up my first morning in Africa to roosters crowing and Lugandan shouts and children’s laughter outside. So beautiful. Walking outside I was greeted with wonderful hello hugs and beautiful good mornings from precious children. I’ve never received so much love and I didn’t even know … Continue reading He is enough
“Courage is not about knowing the path. It is about taking the first step…with complete faith.” “I believe there is only one truly courageous thing we can do with our lives: to love unconditionally. Absolutely, with all of ourselves, so much that it hurts and then more.” - Katie DavisI want to love like that.I … Continue reading courage