Saturday, May 23, 2015

Tangled Roots

I once read a quote about friendship which said, "Growing apart doesn't change the fact that for a time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled and I'm glad for that."  I was reminded of that recently as we were reunited for a few days with one of our most steadfast friends.  Twenty or so years ago we lived in the same city and developed a friendship which has stood the test of time. It was so special to be able to give her a glimpse into our daily life here and share our hearts with someone who knows us well.

 We spent a few days at Kasana and then traveled to Kobwin to visit the children's centre there.  As well as exploring the surrounding area on foot, we took the children at the centre to see rock paintings from thousands of years ago.

Then it was down to Jinja to spend a little time by the Nile River.  We stayed up far too late most nights relishing for a few days the joys of friendship.  And so while we are at this point in our lives growing in different places, I'm so glad that our roots are still well and truly tangled.  


  1. Thank you Cathie, so thankful for being able to visit and for blessings of friendship. I also recognise these trees at Gondar!

  2. Well spotted! Those trees were in Gondar. More Ethiopian posts to follow soon hopefully.