Our War

My childhood has some very interesting memories. I seem to draw lots of life seasons from it nowadays. Maybe it is the 40 year time of remembrance. Anyway we have as a church been on the 40 days of prayer and fasting and we are on day 38. If there is anything I have done…

From Bitterness to Joy

Moving into the book of Ruth from the book of Judges is akin to walking into a coffee shop from a storm or heavy rain outside. I am thoroughly soaked from the start restart nature of the relationship between Israel, Yahweh and all the other gods and nations. Of course the rain beat me hard…

Who am I?

Among the many conclusions I have made in the recent past is that as long as you do not understand yourself, who you are and what you are here for, then you have not began living your purpose. The sad thing is that one can live life forever in the shadow of others, never fluttering…

Cracked but Precious

Gifts you receive from a grandparent are priceless. My grandma Agnes and her sister Esther gave me three plates for my wedding back in 2005. One plate cracked and I placed a flower pot from Kampala on it and it finally gave up the ghost. The two that remain are becoming more of golden pieces…

SGR vs. KR

Travelling on the New train in town aka Standard Gauge Railway alias Madaraka express is a nostalgic experience. I like the new train, it is definitely more spacious, modern and newer than the old. The new is always exciting and interesting. You get to see a new way of enjoying things especially when one needs…

Principalities and powers

This week has been a bit more difficult to me than it would purport to appear today. For some reason, our health has been down, fatigue levels had reached fever point and we have generally been down. Our daughter turned two this week and we are grateful to God for the year that was. With…

Make Friends Slowly

  When we consider the blessings of God—the gifts that add beauty and joy to our lives, that enable us to keep going through stretches of boredom and even suffering—friendship is very near the top.” —Donald W. McCullough, Mastering Personal Growth My daughter Elle has a neighbour who is 3 weeks older. They are literally…