Entries by Anna

A Downside

It’s one of the most painful things we have to do. It makes our life feel transitive, impermanent, without real physical or emotional ties. It hurts. It’s a struggle for my kids in particular. This hurts a mother’s heart. We do it here, then we have to do it again in Uganda. We have to […]

The Packing Challenge – Part 2

There was never supposed to be a part 2 to this story. I felt like my last post on it was sufficient. Then we got to the train station Saturday morning. James and I worked all week to get the packing done. We weighed, repacked, weighed again, repacked some more, until we got everything up […]

The Packing Challenge

Numerous times we’ve had people say to us “We appreciate the sacrifices you make!” While we acknowledge the sentiment, we don’t feel like we are sacrificing by living on the mission field. I have a corner full of luggage that can attest to this lack of sacrifice. :-/ It’s difficult to condense one’s life into a […]

Born Abroad

When you have a baby in America, everything with registering the birth is very straightforward. A nurse comes to your room later in the day after the baby is born or the next day. They take down your information – Parent’s full names and birth places, and that sort of thing. They give you a […]

A Year in Review

Wednesday was the first anniversary of us moving to Uganda. It’s been an eventful year and I thought a recap of it might be nice. March… The month started with our commissioning service. Later in the month we loaded our container and saw that ship off. Then we flew out of Chicago with 26 pieces […]