Well hello everybody! Were back in Kampala where we first stayed when we arrived on Nov 13th. Were resting up waiting to leave Sunday afternoon for Ethiopia.This is home base for our future travelers to Uganda. Yes those of you who feel the nudge to step out of your comfort zone and see how the rest of the world is living, Deb and I are setting up the logistics and lines and contacts to make your visits seamless. Thanks to Tom Young and others we can get you from Sisqiyou county to Uganda and the mission field or just visit without a hitch. We can talk about it when we get home. There are so many things I could write about and tell you all but suffice to say it has been well worth it.

One cannot describe Africa without hearing, smelling and breathing it. Pictures wont do it justice. There is an earthiness, a viceral connection that brings one back around to yourself. When you played in the dirt as a kid, when you heard thunder for the first time, your first cut, your first kiss. Africa is sensual, perplexing, disturbing, surprising, comforting. Africa dosent make sense until you stop trying to figure it out. You know that whole circle of life thing, thats it.

I could go on and wax poetic but I will save you the experience. Enough already.We are staying with families here that are trying to adopt. I have never been around people more commited and long suffering. The process is gruelling to say the least. They persevere because they know they are the only ones who can save the life of this child or take a horrible situation and bring healing to it. The orphanages we have visited are run by saints, I had no idea of their commitment. Day in and day out they are there for the kids who get thrown away, unbelievable.I cant think of a harder place to help children. The culture of Africa is broken. It just is. But God in His mercy is working here thru a body of believers and volunteers saving one person at a time. What brings people to Africa? Simple its the children. They are a magnet for anybody. You cant help but love them.The African smile is like no other.If you want to stay young and slim come to Uganda.Between the kids and the food you cant lose. Shalom for now.  РGuy

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