Social media aficionados know all about following and being followed. It’s probably safe to say that the pair of us have only dipped our toes in this ocean but despite that our daily newsfeeds provide plenty of examples of both irritating and inspirational content. We’re … Continue reading Follow me
Five years ago we posted our Christmas greetings here on our blog just before we drove down from Eldoret to Nairobi in order to travel to New Zealand. We were in the middle of our time as mission partners and this year the memories are … Continue reading Christmas 2019
We’ve had a few questions recently about the work we continue to be involved with at Community Based Rehabilitation in Kenya and in particular about the benefits of a wheelchair in that context. It has been accurately pointed out that shipping refurbished wheelchairs with their … Continue reading What use is a wheelchair in Kenya?
It’s been an eventful couple of months since we last updated the blog. In addition to all our usual commitments we’ve had something very special to keep us busy…..
July brought the arrival of a new baby brother for Huxley- Otis William, weighing in at 7lb 6oz.
Otis is flourishing. However Huxley is currently facing a number of tricky health challenges so we are hoping and praying for a bit of a breakthrough for them all.
July also saw Liza being commissioned as a Spiritual Director, after completing the Ecumenical formation programme run by the Carmelites at Aylesford Priory. This is something Liza has wanted to pursue for a number of years and it heralds a new beginning in a new ministry so she is both nervous and excited in equal measure!
And at Community Based Rehabilitation in Eldoret, the wonderful Director The Revd Evelyn Jerotich has finally retired after many years of faithful service to both the Anglican Church and to people with disabilities in the North Rift of Kenya. CBR still faces serious funding issues and the future of this remarkable organisation is a bit uncertain. Once again we find ourselves standing with our Kenyan friends as we trust and watch to see what might unfold.
So a time of change, a time of thanksgiving for all that has gone before and a time of looking forward in hope to all that lies ahead.
It is that time of year again when if you venture out onto the glorious Sussex Downs you might be in with a chance of encountering an unusual species. Walking along, cheerfully chatting to himself, stopping to address the butterflies you will find David….He adores … Continue reading Butterflies
GRIEF Great chunks of me are strewn around Reeling from pillar to post I try to find my way Ever confident of this For loss, the antidote is Love And flowers help too!
Well, the distribution is done and dusted! There were a few tricky moments but so many other remarkable events which carried with them a real sense of provision. Once again we saw some very complex cases and both the Kenyan and UK teams worked tirelessly … Continue reading Eldoret 2019: Part Six