Monthly Archives: June 2013

Touching base

I do try to write something on my blog on a weekly basis, but am aware that hasn’t happened this week.  Normal service will be resumed, hopefully, sometime over this weekend. Our friends at Daugavpils corps have been busy with … Continue reading

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The Power of a Story

I really like the Salvation Army custom of inviting people to ‘give their testimony’. Often this can be the most inspiring part of a meeting for me and  I am discovering that testimony is still an important part of worship … Continue reading

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All in a week’s work (Part 2)

Saturday of this week found me in Sarkani, a small hamlet in the middle of the countryside where, I am given to understand, during Soviet times, Soviet military were housed. Now the blocks of flats are very run down and … Continue reading

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All in a week’s work (Part 1)

My life in Latvia is never dull, but then I think that is possibly true of the life of a Salvation Army officer anywhere in the world. Here’s some of the highlights from last week’s diary.  Especially for the Swedes … Continue reading

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More about beauty

This week’s special adventure has been a visit to the Annual Craft Market which is held in Riga. Christina, a Swiss Christian who lives in Riga and lectures at our Salvation Army Training College from time to time, invited me … Continue reading

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