PEOPLE

True stories about people I’ve met, and those closest to me, that reveal God’s providence and grace and the triumph of faith, hope and love over adversity and suffering.

 


 

The Neuendorf Connection

This year I resolved to find and reconnect with Alwyn and Fay Neuendorf. On 16 March 2016, I posted the following message and photograph on my Love in a little black diary Facebook page: My dear followers, especially those of you who live in PNG. Do you know any of these people – and their […] Read more…

Mohamed

Mohamed loves to cook. Last year, he offered to cook Lamb Biryani (a traditional Indian mixed rice dish) for my husband and me. We invited him to prepare it at our home, in our kitchen, so we could observe the process and share the meal with him afterwards. He agreed, and we invited three of […] Read more…

Snow Angels in Cottbus

My husband Tony and I arrived by train at Cottbus (Chósésbuz) at 12.40 pm on Tuesday 5 January. The outside temperature was -7 degrees Celcius and it was snowing. The sky was grey and visibility low in the dull light. Everywhere we looked the landscape was covered by a thick white blanket of snow. Tiny splashes […] Read more…

Judy Same

Most of us value friendship. True friendship, that is. Throughout life, most of us will have only a few really close friends and enduring friendships. Do you agree? What makes a friendship last?  Is it true that “Threads of friendship never break”? After you’ve read my story “Judy Same”, I invite you to share with me and […] Read more…

A mother’s love

It is said that there is a special bond between a mother and son. Elsie Antonio Proposch had three sons. William, my father, was the middle one. I’m sure that Elsie had a special relationship with each of her sons, my dad included. I have proof. Set in World War II, “A Mother’s Love” is […] Read more…

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