In Moscow we had many wonderful meetings with friends, which met for the first time after many years in the Soviet Union, we prayed and celebrated together.
Thanks to the prearrangements of Mr. Nadji we had a successful meeting with the bureau of Religious Affairs of the Ministry. At many meetings we shared the peace message. Four of the staff members watched our different slide shows.
On the phone we arranged to meet the first Baha'i of the new times, Anja Skrebzova, and her mother and sister. All the friends were looking forward to the upcoming gathering.
It vas really wonderful, we had an open and sincere talk with Anja's mother and sister. We can say, that all three women are Baha'i. Together we watched the slide show "The Holy Land and the international Baha'i community". Again many questions came up. It was so amazing to see those young women, who, like delicate flowers at thaw in spring, longing for the warmth of the first rays of the sun, absorbed the information about the Baha'i Faith. Everyone was excited to have made new friends. Anja and Mr. Orudjev were thankful for the deliverance from loneliness in the Faith and couldn't express their excitement and elation.
Throughout the past years our family experienced many blessings, numerous challenges turned into opportunities to experience God's guidance.
In 1986 Helmut worked as a programmer with the Siemes system "S5" in the automation of transport systems, first at BMW Dingolfing and then at a factory in Mogilev (as seen in the picture to the left). When we arrived in Mogilev Janis was 3-month and Jana 2-years old. There we stayed almost 1 1/2 years.