About Loring Morris

Loring Morris is a wife of 13 years, mother of 3 biological kids and 1 Ugandan teenager living and working in Kampala Uganda. Visit www.TeamFiveMorris.com to learn more, or connect with Loring on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/loring.morris.

Grace in Parenting

Parenting is not easy

I tend to be judgmental. I admit it. I struggle to stop comparing myself to other women in appearance, status, and in parenting. I see other women in their mid thirties who look like 18 year olds after four kids, who never say a sharp word to their beautiful children, who have husbands that openly… Read More



My family is one big crazy mess of beautiful and sinful people. I have three aunts on my mom’s side who have had a big part in shaping my childhood memories as well as my dear cousins. Most of us are close in age and grew up sharing vacations, holidays, and heritage. My sister was… Read More

Time is Valuable


“Most of us sense something else about time: it is a resource. Moreover, it is a unique resource. It cannot be accumulated like money or stockpiled like raw materials. We are forced to spend it, whether we choose to or not, and at a fixed rate of 60 seconds every minute. It cannot be turned… Read More

Inappropriate Grace


It has been two years since our family has come back to the states. We are officially on furlough in for the next six weeks. In the first few days of arriving in Raleigh we were showered with love, resources, finances, and encouragement from people of Vintage Church in Raleigh North Carolina. One night a… Read More

Frustratingly Visible

The picture of my husband we like to call Gandalf with the Hobbits, because he looks so HUGE by comparison.

I am headed home in about three weeks. Well, headed to my HOME country. It is the second time in four years we have gone home on furlough. I. Can’t. Wait. The best thing about going home? Being anonymous again. I realize that sounds really weird. I live in Wabigalo parish, a large slum in… Read More

The Resurrected Life


This month the focus is on the resurrected life. I could write all sorts of churchy, Christian-ese lingo to explain what that means to me. Instead, I want to share some pictures of the resurrected life in action . . . through baptism. The people in these photos have amazing stories probably not unlike your… Read More

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