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Tongues Galore

Working in South Sudan is working in a land of many languages.  I live in a guesthouse primarily run by Ugandans who speak a mixture of Luganda, Lusoga, and Swahili.  The guests come from all over the world.  One day … Continue reading

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Community Health Education

It’s been so long since I’ve written, with so many things both good and bad having happened, it’s hard to know what to say as I attempt to write again. The project is now in full swing.  Every week, I’m … Continue reading

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A Praise in the Middle of Chaos

Living and working in South Sudan is full of paradox.  Like Dickens’ ‘…Two Cities’ it includes the best of times and the worst of times.  The bad is obvious.  Poor country, disease is prevalent, and the rumors of violence are … Continue reading

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Sermonette: Teach us to number our days….

“So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom” – Psalm 90:12 Recently, the diocese held the annual mother’s union training, which calls women from all over the diocese to participate in a three-day … Continue reading

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Ad hoc Eulogy

While I was away in America a Canon (a Rev who is recognized by the Diocese for long-time exemplary service) of ECS – Rejaf passed. I missed his burial, which happened the day after his death. Mama Rose also missed … Continue reading

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Sermonette: The Purpose of Others

Confident Children out of Conflict (CCC) is the organization that provides a comfortable place for me to eat, sleep, and access the internet. Aside from taking care of me, CCC has a much more challenging and important task of providing … Continue reading

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Disease: Onchocerciasis

One of the many diseases confronting the people in Rejaf Diocese is onchocerciasis.  Many times onchocerciasis is called or OV, riverblindness, or Oncho (pronounced Oncko) for short.  This disease was foreign to me when I first came to South Sudan, … Continue reading

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