This new school has upped the expectations for our students. Those who were at the top of their classes are now competing with many other smart students for top positions.
A Lost Boy of Sudan, Joseph Akol Makeer, arrived in my home town of Fargo, North Dakota in 2003. Orphaned by the war in southern Sudan, Joseph took over the task […]
January 20th, 2016 In Gulu, Uganda, about halfway to Moyo, we met our friend Denise Carlson of Missions 1040 and World Outreach. We shared a lovely dinner outside the […]
Exhilaration isn’t fear, but they’re closely related. I’ve been a passenger on a few motorcycles, but it isn’t something I seek. In Kampala, Uganda your choice may be the frustration […]
I love to write. For some years I enjoyed a life that enabled the solitude I needed to read, write, and reflect daily. My children were grown but had not […]
News from South Sudan has been grim since the attack in Juba on Sunday, December 15. But many in the US reading this may not be aware of the conflict, […]
The death of people we consider too young to die is an everyday occurrence in South Sudan. Women die in childbirth. Babies and small children die of malnutrition. Unfriendly tribesmen […]