'a noble journey' Category

Coming in, 12:30 Flight

So many things have gone into this moment that I know is just one plane ride away.

Ready or Not

The tickets have been purchased, the room has been booked, the schedule (loosely) orchestrated, and all of the clothes are packed. Uganda, here I come.

Consistency is Key

At the beginning of my fourth week on the farm, Josiah told me that the key to success is consistency.

Growing Together

It's incredible how the operations of the Suubi, Lubbe and Buloba farms are so connected, all with the goal of supporting vulnerable women and children.

The Mystery of Suubi Goat Farm

Nancy Drew would have been proud of me last week. And to be honest, I now have a lot more respect for the fictitious teenage detective.

The Beginning of a Great Story

All their life in this world and all their adventures in Narnia had only been the cover and the title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has...

5 Things I've Learned About Uganda

To love at all is to be vulnerable. — C. S. Lewis My first week in Uganda has been one that I will never forget. I've gotten to have some great experiences, to meet some incredible people, and to...

Preparing for the Experience of a Lifetime

Three years ago, if someone would have told me that you would be going to Uganda for the summer, I would have thought they were crazy. — Dad The sun setting over the Atlantic Ocean. This semester, I...

Nothing Lasts Forever

Two months. At the beginning of a two-month time period, you think you have all the time in the world. Now looking back, it's like two months wasn't long enough. Three weeks since my return from...

A Perfect Ending

I have been writing a lot about my first days and first experiences. Now is the time to write about my last days as my time in Uganda comes to a close. I have never been to Africa, and two months...