Tag Archives: African culture

Not Much to Show for All That

Last week was the 10th anniversary of the day Seth began his work in South Africa. 10 years! That seems like a respectable amount of time to dedicate to a people not your own. I think we can officially be … Continue reading

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Jealous Makes U Nusty

Just thought I’d bless you all with this little tow-truck message today:

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It’s Everywhere ~ The Prosperity Gospel

These pictures were taken in Zimbabwe:

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Border-Hopping with the Boers

“Don’t let your kids walk alone down to the river behind the house. There might be crocodiles.” I laughed inwardly at how strange it was to hear such a statement. It reminded me of South Africa’s incredible diversity. Cities host … Continue reading

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An Example of the Tsonga Worldview

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Will You Borrow Me?

You gotta laugh at the misunderstanding of the word “borrow” over here. And it’s such a commonly used word! They say “borrow” for both borrow and loan. “Will you borrow me the ball?” But what’s even funnier about this picture … Continue reading

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A Thief in the Night

Two weeks ago Sunday evening, exhausted from a busy weekend and a late night, Seth and I dropped into bed and slept heavily until morning. When Seth arose, he noticed the front door ajar, with the key on the outside. … Continue reading

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