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A God of surprises

A God of surprises

In a recent interview with Olga Marlin, author of To Africa with a Dream and Our lives in his Hands, she started off by saying that “God, is a God of Surprises!”. Below is an excerpt of that interview.

#KadoshAt50

#KadoshAt50

An unmarked driveway off Karbasiran road in the Westlands area of Nairobi slopes gently to a fenced enclosure. At a corner, slabs laid into the earth form a pathway to a shaded grove. A thick concrete pedestal stands about a metre high. Surrounding it, four wooden posts hold a pergola roof over a beautiful statue of Our Lady. The life size image is cast from stone and painted white. Her gentle face looks down benevolently at those who come to seek her intercession.

Reaching Out Together From Taiwan

Reaching Out Together From Taiwan

Thesa Co from Taiwan describes a Coronavirus relief project organized out of Taipei. Fortunately, Taiwan has not been overwhelmed with Covid-19 cases, but they have mobilized themselves to do what they can for other people in need.

Yes, I do!

Yes, I do!

Laura and Charles, made their wedding vows before a group of 15 people on the 18th of April. She narrates the journey that led them to the altar.

Life on Lockdown

Life on Lockdown

In Kenya, we're just completing our 10th week on partial lockdown. The Government has been keen to keep things going while taking all measures to prevent an outbreak. And many individuals too have been keen to keep life going.

"What more can I do?"

"What more can I do?"

As we face a global health crisis, we may find ourselves feeling helpless or at a loss about the best ways to respond or react. What difference can one person really make to improve such a complex situation? The example of Joanna from Singapore shows that knowledge of one’s personal circumstances, a network of good friends, and a bit of initiative can go a long way.

Little House, Big Family!

Little House, Big Family!

At the beginning of the fifth week of quarantine I was asked “How are you managing with all your kids in that little house of yours?” My husband and I have a happy little brood of nine children ranging in ages from 5 to 22.