"Have some, it's especial for this region..."
The region is
Why am I in northern
I arrived in
None-the-less, I was relieved to be on the low flying 19-seat prop plane as we took off to the northern city of
As we neared the landing in Kitgum the sand and clay soil looked soft and comforting compared to urban
So I had my first meal of a local specialty - upon closer inspection I could see the crunch was the small legs and external skeleton of the insects. I received the information that things were busy right now as one of the Camboni mission parish's catechists had died that day - snake bite.
There is so much more to write. Ugandans are wonderful people. As with all new cultural experiences, I find I sink into the experience. What impacts me today will go unnoticed tomorrow as a new layer of the life here is revealed before my eyes. Thank you for taking the time to read this.
love and peace,
p.s. My sister, Christina, arrived in her community in
#1 - On Fr. Tercicio - http://www.worldmission.ph/5June06/Tarcisio%20pazzaglia.htm
#2 and #3 - On the LRA - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord's_Resistance_Army and http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/5157220.stm
#4 - On HIV/AIDS in
#5 - On L’Arche - http://www.larcheerie.org