Sierra Leone Goes Sustainable by Mommy Emily It’s November 2016. I’ve left my three little ones with their Oma and Opa and Dad on the farm in northern Alberta, snow piled high.  I’m flying, alone, to a country in West Africa, a tiny country made infamous by Ebola, diamond excavation, lengthy civil war, child soldiers,…

Dear Friends, So – I’m Canadian. But the rest of our Lulu board is American, and I’m very aware that this week is none other than Thanksgiving, and that we need to honor the Lord for all He’s done this year, in spite of a Global Pandemic. I shared with you in this recent post…

By Mommy Emily ‘The glory of this present house will be greater than the glory of the former house,’ says the Lord Almighty. ‘And in this place I will grant peace,’ declares the Lord. ~ Haggai 2:9 Dearest sisters and brothers in Christ,  What a year this has been. Disease, riots, economic fallouts… one hears…

by Mommy Emily *thanks to World Help for photos from my first trip to Uganda/Rwanda in 2014 Nearly six years ago now, emptied by a recent miscarriage and swollen with a writer’s pride, I stepped off the plane in Uganda, Africa, on a blogger’s trip, to be immediately humbled and filled.  I was humbled by…

Sometimes life is a holy begotten moment.  Like everything around you pauses — all the humdrum of everyday living — and the glory of God drops like a microphone and everything you struggle to believe is not only plausible but the realest thing you could ever know.  This happens in a forest in Jinja, Uganda,…

by Mommy Emily Pastor Santos was born somewhere out in the bush under an actual lulu tree — the shea nut tree that grows in the villages of South Sudan. His mother went into labor while gathering firewood and couldn’t make it home. “I don’t remember how I got back to the village,” he says…

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