All God’s Children

Throughout our eight days in Uganda, we have seen signs of religion everywhere – on buildings, stores, hospitals, schools, etc. Since today is Sunday, we walked thirty minutes to go to an Anglican mass just outside of the park. We were warmly received by the pastor of the church as we arrived. She made a point to shake our hands, which made us feel welcomed and comfortable before we even entered the church. Throughout the mass, she was vibrant and exuded positivity. Although we couldn’t understand the native dialect, we saw these qualities through her actions. We did not feel out of place – there was a lighthearted atmosphere between the pastor and the congregation. This sentiment was further expressed when she said that everyone in the church, including us, are “all God’s children” showing that even though we may have come from the other side of the world, we are all still the same.

REFLECTION 8 LizPham

Reflection by: Camille Chemali, Clare Nelligan, Georgina Mends-Paintsil, Reshel Perera; Photo taken by Liz Pham

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s