Category Archives: biographies and other stories

At the local hospital

We’ve not been in hospitals too often. At least not lately. Angelika was asked at the “Evangelisches Krankenhaus der Paul Gerhardt Stiftung“ here in the Lutherstadt Wittenberg, when last she was hospitalized. It was with the birth of our last … Continue reading

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Rainy Saturday

It’s Saturday. It’s raining softly and I’ve got time to think of this and that. It’s funny, how you pump into so many people, who have so much in common and get to make so many new friends here at … Continue reading

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Weber memories in Murrayfield 2017

Looking back at 2017 recalls old Moses’s reminder: “Our years quickly pass and we fly away.” (Psalm 90:10) We’ll remember my father’s blessed passing just a day after my birthday even as we miss his booming laughter and easy smile … Continue reading

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Webers in Murrayfield: Rückblick 2017

Webers Rundbrief aus Murrayfield 2017 Rückblickend ist auch dieses Jahr eilig vorbei gerauscht: „Es ist als flögen wir davon.“ (Ps.90,10) Das selige Sterben meines Vaters einen Tag nach meinem Geburtstag wird uns bei bleiben, mehr noch aber sein herzhaftes Lachen … Continue reading

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Rogue Lawyer (John Grisham)

I’ve confessed before, that I like reading John Grisham. Travelling for a few hours on Kenya Air and without a workable loudspeaker (I wanted to watch the film “Bucketlist” with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman ), I somewhat grudgingly scanned … Continue reading

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Obituary for missionary E.A.W.Weber DD DD

  On Saturday, the 9th September 2017 missionary E.A.W.Weber DD DD was buried in Lüneburg, KZN in the presence of his mourning wife Karin and eight of their nine children and eight of their nine sons-and-daughters-in-law with most of the … Continue reading

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Pianos, trumpets & marmite sandwiches

  That’s definitely one of the privileges of being a pastor’s and missionary’s kid: Sitting at table with pastors, teachers, bishops and other friends of the holy Christian church. One of these friends was Onkel Siegfried Karl Hermann Damaske  (*25.5.1932 … Continue reading

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+ Baptizatus sum +

This day in 1961 I was baptized into the very body of my beloved Lord and only saviour Jesus Christ and into his holy Christian Church for the forgiveness of all my sin, released for good from the power of all evil, death … Continue reading

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Godfather on friendship, family and engagement to marry …

Here’s the address given at yesterday’s engagement celebrations of Matthias & Chantalle: 1Pt5,7 Verlobungsansprache & hymn sheet: Niebuhr & Dedekind Verlobung

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 30th October 2014

For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness. (Psa 107:9 KJV) And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace. (Joh 1:16 KJV)

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