The fatherless and the widows who live in your towns may come and eat and be satisfied, and so that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hands. Dueteronomy 14:29

~ Silas and Naomi are HOME from Uganda ~

05 February 2011

Ibanda Trip 1

the sign we'd seen so many times in our dreams

first meetings

brothers at last!

walking out of the orphanage hand in hand...father and son

first of many wrestling matches

Alexa loving on some babies...this precious girl ("F") feel in love with her...she's waiting for her mama to come get her very soon!!!

another of sweet "F"...she's ready mama!

Mae playing with some of the kids...or bossing them around :)

our happy boy!

Noah passing out "sweeties" (DumDums) to the kids.  He did so well and played with each one.

some of the kids gathered to watch our tearful goodbyes at our first visit

Niko not wanting to let go of heart was tearing

prayers and promises to our boy...we will not leave you an orphan.  We will return for you, our son!


More pictures coming of our second trip to Ibanda soon!


  1. holy cow. you get me crying every time. so precious. your family is together.

  2. Beautiful pictures of a beautiful family! And thanks for the pics of F! So awesome to finally see a real smile!

  3. This makes my heart so happy!!! Oh my goodness. sooooo thrilled that you have your family together! Waiting for more.....and praying in the meantime!