Crocodiles, Witchcraft, and King of the Lozi

“Daddy’s home!!!!!!!”  Wesley screamed!  Sienna jumped off my lap and Shayla raced to finish the last line in her school work.  The next 45 minutes no one thought about the lonely week without daddy around, nor the fact that it was now an hour passed supper time.  After a much needed (and I mean by a few days) scrub in the shower, Craig sat in the living room with the rest of us crowded around, to look at pictures and hear the stories of his trip to the Western Province of Zambia. Read more

Joy Doubled Up

A couple days ago I was walking down our long dirt road– contemplating a few ideas about the difference between joy and happiness.  Happiness, and what brings us happiness, can be fleeting.  But, joy, on the other hand, is “the fruit of the Spirit” in our lives.  Right?  Anyway, the technicalities of these words were on my mind and I tried to picture the difference between the two.

Fast forward to… this afternoon.  Today I saw my picture. Read more

The Kafue Market Trip

Would you like to take a trip to the market with me?  Don’t get too excited, we aren’t going to the city of Lusaka where where I posted those amazing photos of mountains of fresh produce.  You will find this place much less vibrant, but much more relevant to our area.  Hop in the land cruiser, Craig is driving (for the first time… using this vehicle), and join us and a few ladies from Riverside ready to get away for the morning… Read more