What's YOUR Heart's Vision?

How Not to Learn Entrepreneurship

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014

Morning coffee in hand, I walked from the convent this morning out into the sprawling hilltop campus here in tropical countryside of Western Uganda. I pass by the young man who makes the chapatis and greet him, “Chipati Man! Ay!” After conversing I’ve got a new word for the day. “Olira” in the Rotoro language means Have you eaten? There are many students studying in...

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Honoring Jacob George: Soldier of Conscience, Visionary Peace Maker

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014

The Human Cost of War: IVAW Testimony ~ Jacob David George from First Unitarian Church on Vimeo. Last week this inspiring young man took his life after Obama announced that we are going back to Iraq for more war. He was a 3-tour Afghanistan veteran turned activist, who was committed to riding his bike cross country until the wars end. He was a soldier for conscience and a visionary peace maker,...

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Ice Bucket Challenge Here In Uganda?

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014

A few weeks ago, Clovis and I received the “Ice Bucket Challenge” from Thad Crouch. But where we are in rural Uganda, there is no ice water, let alone ice or clean water. In fact the water we drink and bathe with comes from rain water harvesting and/or is pumped from the ground by hand daily. And even uploading video can be quite a challenge. So… We got creative (see the video,...

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My First Day at Ave Maria!

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014

After the beautiful welcome to Ave Maria secondary school, Clovis showed me the campus and then I entered the convent where the nuns were not sure what to make of this crazy mjungu!  I washed up and enjoyed a welcome feast of local Ugandan fare with Sister Rose, Sister Rose Junior, Sister Restatuta, Sister Oliver, Sister Agnes and Sister Mukaka. The next morning after an early breakfast I joined...

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A Miracle In Uganda! WHAT IF?!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014

Thanks to the generosity of a few VisionForce friends, I have just arrived safely in Uganda, where I was welcomed by long-time VisionForce ally, Clovis Ategeka! After a 12-hour bus ride from Kenya followed by a 3-hour drive into the countryside, I arrived at Ave Maria, the secondary school of 600 students, where Clovis is now Dean of Students. As you can see in the video below, I did not believe...

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Have You EVER Been Welcomed Like THIS?

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014

I recorded this last week at of the key stops on our VisionForce Safari is Morris Thuku’s home and school in Elburgon, Kenya. Watch this beautiful welcome we were given, and allow yourself to RECEIVE it fully. FEEL your WELCOME to this world, to LIFE, to Africa, to Kenya, to your heart! Have you ever received such a beautiful welcome?  Tell me about it in the comments...

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