On this page I share personal experiences. Sometimes fun stuff, other times more serious and reflective things.
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‘My projects can wait’, I decided. This is a unique opportunity to have a meaningful time with my parents. My dad had put his memoirs on paper, and I decided to edit the text and help him publish a book. My decision turned out to be the right one; we had a worthwhile and important time together! In the spring of 2014, I read parts of the book "How will you measure your life,” by
Our kids: This picture is a few years old, taken Spring 2014. We have some more grandchildren! Our elders son Daniel, lives with his wife Victoria and their two sons Kaleb and Kyler on Vancouver Island. Christiaan and Anne-Margriet have three children: Fleur, Thijmen and Laurens. Our third son Albert married Kimberly (her parents came from Suriname and The Antilles). They have two kids: Elijah and Mackenzie. Our youngest daughter Mirjam married Simon, they have the oldest
‘Andries Knevel receives weekly Christian thinkers, innovators, prominent figures and inspiring examples,’ is the introduction on the webpage of the EO; the Evangelical broadcast company in the Netherlands. When they invited me, these words made me a bit nervous! But the conversation in the cellar of a old fortress in the village of Naarden was fun and relaxing. Andrew was very friendly, in my opinion he could have asked some spicier questions! The year before
Menno was asked to join the leadership team of our church, Crossroads Rotterdam. We are blessed with this church; a great group of young folks. Menno enjoys being more involved – they are blessed by his stability and wisdom. And yes: he is the oldest member of our church! Last Christmas our whole family got together! We rented for a few days a large home. Our kids and our eight (!) grandkids enjoyed hanging