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Stories of Hope

Mar 30, 2023

Hans came to the Salvos a broken man.  Addicted to drugs and lost.  Unable to stay clean, unable to work and unable to maintain relationships.  On his 13 year journey with the Salvos he has fallen many times, but the grace and love he has received has been life changing.  

Mar 26, 2023

We can all feel a bit insignificant at times.  But Henri Nouwen suggests that when we drink the cup of our humble lives wholeheartedly we become a blessing.  A blessing to the world.  

Mar 23, 2023

Ian Brown is a husband, father, grandfather, Thoracic Physician and a dedicated Salvo leader.  He has kept fit over the years by jogging and playing a bit of tennis.  He has always needed to juggle the challenges of his life saving work as a doctor, with the many other demands on his heart, such as family and...

Mar 19, 2023

Raising a glass at a party is a way of saying welcome, I see who you are and am glad you are here with us.  Sharing honestly with others even if the story is sad and difficult is important to do, as people crave authentic friendship.  A famous proverb goes like this.  "A problem shared is a problem halved and a joy...

Mar 16, 2023

Chris Reid is a national leader with the Salvation Army and is also a wife, a mother and a grandma, known to her grandchildren as GG.   Her life has been a journey of self discovery, incorporating times of tragedy as a young woman and then some quite confronting challenges to her leadership.  Chris and her husband...