Mission of Hope Latvia

From 13th to 21th of August, about 100 people from various countries went to Karsava for an outreach. Karsava is 7 kilometres from the Russian border and has about 1900 inhabitants. Together with friends I shared a flat, only 700 metres away from the border and...

Ill

Because of my health problems (a bad cold) for five weeks, June has been a rather quiet month. Most people are still cautious, because, well, C-19 …Didn’t expect it, but after feeling finally good for a week: yes, I also tested positive for the virus. How nice...

Reunion

After not seeing each other for more than six years, Inese came to visit together with her Dutch boyfriend. It was a special reunion and also very moving. Inese wanted to thank me for all the support and love she received from me during the years I lived in Smiltene....

High tea!

Wow, again the High tea, organised by the Let’s go team ladies, was a great succes! Some raindrops didn’t stopped the women who were adding this event for having a good time together. Extra this time was the fact I was there too: through a zoom connection....

Freedom61

On 15 June, my Latvian friend Ilona shared her life story ‘From Darkness into Light’ through her paintings at Freedom 61. The women who were there that evening listened attentively and asked a lot of questions. For one of them we were able to pray for...

Gardening

The house and the garden are the places we love to share with women who need a time-out or just a talk and/or a prayer. Erica, a friend from the Netherlands, loves gardening and she brought different seeds as present when she came over. So, we worked in the garden and...