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By Jaqui 

That truth prevails in Ukraine

Have Faith-

 

March 16, 2022



Introduction: As John Leaver wrote last week of his family members (still) in Kyiv, we all live in an internationally connected world. We here feel Ukrainians’ pain as TV and the internet bring their lives home to us.

“Why?” being my favorite word from before two on, it came out of me the moment the all-clear siren sounded. May 1940, England’s southeast coast, inside our garden’s air raid shelter, mummy, baby Peter and me.

“Why do they drop bombs on us?”

Not till we were in the kitchen with Peter safe again in his cradle and mummy making a “weak cuppa” did she answer....



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