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Gerrianne Pennings

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April 2017

Day 207 – Home away from home

I left home a month ago.  Today I went furniture shopping and piece by piece my new house is becoming a home.  The introvert in me can't wait to give my things a space. Clear out my desk, so I... Continue Reading →

Day 206 – Blindness to my daily miracles

There is a fine balance between living by the day and planting a tree for future generations. If you would just live based on today, you wouldn't see a reason to plant that tree. But if you would only live... Continue Reading →

Day 205 – Her story

২৪/৪/২০১৭তারিখ পুন্য হবে রানাপ্রাজার চার বছর,no more rana plaza অামি একজন গারমেন্টস শ্রমিক তাই অাল্লাহর কাছে ফরিয়াদ জানাই যেন rana plaza মত দুর্ঘটনা অামাদের জীবনে না ঘটে Daliya Sikder I guess most of you won't have clue what this says.... Continue Reading →

Dag 204 – Contrast

Elke week lijkt een maand op zich. Gewoon omdat er zoveel gebeurd in korte tijd. Morgen is het vier weken geleden dat ik op het vliegtuig stapte naar Uganda. Net nadat ik afscheid had genomen en ik in de rij... Continue Reading →

Day 203 – How to make the right decisions

This blog has been in my draft folder for a while now. Waiting to be tackled and rewritten. Typical 'millennial' behaviour: afraid to commit and to make choices. Because that could lead to failure and we like to live a... Continue Reading →

Day 201 + 202 – Rocks and rivers

Miles and miles of sandy, rocky roads. Bumpy and unlivable. Miles and miles of roads through green patches of fresh grass fueled by the first April rains. Alive and hopeful.  Contrast. Just a few miles. You don't have to drive... Continue Reading →

Day 200 – When words flow like waves

“All my fountains are in You.” – Psalm 87 I wake up every morning reading a Psalm. After going through the Bible from front to back twice, I decided that I would like to explore the Psalms more. So I... Continue Reading →

Day 199 – Daily miracle

The moment right after a sunset. When the last little bit of light creeps in. Soon enough you will have to light a candle or turn a switch. But for a few precious moments, you can still see what's around... Continue Reading →

Day 198 – Season of brokenness

Easter weekend is almost over. These past 4 days went by so fast. Beforehand I was really looking forward to having a couple days of rest. Days to let everything of the first weeks of Uganda life sink in. Yesterday... Continue Reading →

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