This time last year I was in tears. I was so fearful of the unknown and sad about the distance. I broke down on several occasions and wanted to run to the nearest airport and give up. I felt guilty, alone and insecure about my decision of leaving my son behind. What I didn't know at … Continue reading He is finally here!
The last week of school...ahhhh. What can I say... I made it. I know, I can give you the infamous woe is me speech but I won't. Initially, I doubted my capability to handle the transition, primarily from an emotional perspective since I knew that my son wouldn’t be joining me this year. I tell … Continue reading Don’t give up!
To this day, I don't know how I managed to survive 4 months without my son being with me. As a hands on mom who is actively involved in my son's life, it was such a hard decision and transition to say the least. My prayers were answered, God protected him and now we are reunited … Continue reading Reunited for the holidays! The best gift of all!
Hey there, Have you ever let doubt, fear, worry or anxiety get the best of you? Well, I have. Matter of fact, prior to actually arriving in Uganda, I experienced the worst anxiety. I was so torn about my decision that I almost decided not to go. I almost completely gave up on Uganda based … Continue reading Fear…how it almost took my life…
So, I've been in Uganda a little over a month. What in the world have I been doing all this time? Well...a little bit of everything. I don't take pictures everywhere I go in attempts to not look more out of place than I already do. So, when I first arrived, I was greeted … Continue reading Initial insights: My life in Uganda
It takes a headstrong individual to confront purpose regardless of the atrocities along the journey. (This is just my reflective thought and not necessarily a quote from a profound person...other than myself!) ~Carrying on ~ I had a bit of an epiphany moment recently, which is the inspiration for this post. I found myself in … Continue reading Change your mind, Change your life!
Hey, I'm back! Four months of silence due to the fact that I haven't been "F'd" up! "FOCUSED" Focus fell off my vocabulary list somewhere around my last blog post. I went home to the United States after a year sabbatical and completely allowed focus and consistency to diminish. To my defense, I needed a break from the conservative, Muslim culture that I became very accustomed … Continue reading This is why I need to FOCUS!