Your continued prayers for my nephew vounteering in Uganda is appreciated.
He calls almost every day, and tells his mother, my sister some of what is happening.
He shared photos of his school and his family with his hosts. No pictures of the house or anything, but some of the school.
Anyways, he was offered a bride price of one(1) goat for his sister's hand in marriage.
My nephew, diplomaticallydeclined the goat and sidestepped the offer by saying that he could not negotiate for his sister: he/they would have to speak to their father (my BIL). Apparently that was the right answer. The marriage negotiations came to an end.
Culture shock is an understatement
Scripture to keep in mind
Six things there are, which the Lord hateth, and the seventh his soul detesteth:  Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,  A heart that deviseth wicked plots, feet that are swift to run into mischief, A deceitful witness that uttereth lies, and him that soweth discord among brethren.  My son, keep the commandments of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother. ***Cf:Douay-Rheims Proverbs 6: 16-20
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