An ‘orphan’ is defined by the United Nations as a child who has ‘lost one or both parents’.
This weekend, some of the team who visited Uganda in June got together, for a bit of a debrief, but mostly, just to spend time with each other.
Widowhood is not an attractive topic to talk about. We often shy away from mentioning it, maybe because it involves the death of a loved one and we don’t know how to respond.
With a number of family birthdays in the last week or so, I’ve been thinking about how we mark significant events, the sad and the sorrowful, as well as the celebratory.
With temperatures soaring in the UK, public transport becomes (particularly in the capital) fairly hideous.
This post is written somewhat on request having shared the below photo of the mother of Rebecca with some friends who made note of the lack of blog to accompany her picture!
I have a leaking water pipe under my floor.
It’s now four days since we landed back in the UK after what I’m sure some of the team would describe as a life-changing trip.
The packing is almost done and online check in will soon be possible! The Dream team would value your prayers in the coming days for the following: safe travel that all luggage travels safely with us and is not tampered with for good health throughout for good team dynamics for relationships to be built with […]
It doesn’t always go quite the way you expect – I have never known any church service in Uganda to follow the pattern or timing above!! For those of you who have worked overseas and perhaps in Africa in particularly – you will know that being extremely flexible and spontaneous are crucial skills to cultivate […]