Today I learnt a new phrase in the Luganda language. Instead of saying “Happy New Years”, the Luganda speaking people say Kulika Omwaka, meaning “congratulations on surviving the last year”, and what an appropriate phrase it is for this year. 2020 was the year of collective trauma, a year of unfulfilled promises and cancelled plans.Continue reading “Kulika Omwaka”
Last weekend I enjoyed my first hike since Lockdown. It was a cloudy day, but one that was filled with laughter, vineyards, fallen trees and peeing in the bush. It was an easy day, the path was already set out for us, it had been walked before by countless others, and there were even silverContinue reading “Paths”
By Emily Dickinson That I did always love, I bring thee proof: That till I loved I did not love enough. That I shall love always, I offer thee That love is life, And life hath immortality. This, dost thou doubt, sweet? Then have I Nothing to show But Calvary. Thank you for reading.
In Christianity we are taught that God opens doors for us. That He can open any door and that if God has opened a door for us no one can close it. The thing we don’t get taught much about is God closing doors and the importance of a closed door. 2019 has been aContinue reading “Day 294: Closed Door”
They say if you want to make God laugh, you should tell him your plans. I am a planner, I plan everything, whether consciously or unconsciously. I always have an idea in my head of how things should go. I also always let God know what my plans are, I always give him advance notice.Continue reading “Day 251: God Laughed”