Latest News from Mexico – The Cosslett Family
26 November 2012
A Week of Thanksgiving
We’ve been a bit bogged down with illness recently, hence the lack of a blog last week. Then this week-end the whole house-hold managed to be afflicted by some sort of stomach bug, so we’re still trying to fight it off. However, in the midst of the sickness and frustration we have had...
12 November 2012
What is ‘church’ ?
People hold many stereotypes of what church is. For most people it is represented by a building; a place where we go, usually on Sundays. For others it represents an ancient out of date society where people still use the language of ‘thees’ and ‘thous’ and where old ladies...
05 November 2012
Young Mum’s life taken by AIDS
This week has been a week of ups and downs. We continue to make progress in challenging the young people we work with to make the hard decisions and take the steps needed to leave the streets – there are three in particular that expressed a desire to go in to rehab last week who I (Steve)...
16 October 2012
The Big Day
Well, after weeks of marriage preparation, the big day arrived for Sofia and Joe (not real names). There was a lot of anxiety leading up to the day – they were literally relying on God’s provision for every detail, but they weren’t disappointed, everything came together at the...
08 October 2012
A Sad Goodbye….
After a difficult couple of months ‘Pappy’, who is my grandfather on my Dad’s side, finally breathed his last and is now at peace.Whilst we knew that losing him was probable we were caught off guard by the timing as the hospital had stabilised him and were actively treating...
01 October 2012
New Arrival! (no, not another baby)!
One of the joys of being part of a large international organisation is that we get to welcome people from all over the world to come and work with us for varying amounts of time. For example, we have two families in language school in Costa Rica right now, one from the UK and the other the USA,...
24 September 2012
Some sad goodbyes!
We are missing the team that came from S. Wales already. Andrew, Helen, Miriam and Sam were an encouragement, blessing, support, help, and became great friends to our family (Nisha and Anya especially loved having them around!), as well as to many other Mexicans here.
They were here for two...
03 September 2012
New Faces and New Roles
This is a photo of the team who will be arriving tomorrow (Monday) to work with us over the next two weeks. They are Helen, Andrew, Sam and Miriam (from left to right) and are coming from South Wales.
We are really excited about what God may have in store over the next couple of weeks. It never...
31 August 2012
Last month (16th July) we wrote about Sofia and her two kids, who came along to a Holiday Club we were running at the drop-in centre. We also shared about of her desire to get married to her partner, Joe, also an ex-street kid. They are pictured here with their adopted Mum and Dad who have...
31 August 2012
Struggle for survival after life on the streets
Today we met up with Eli and her two children, Samuel and Naphtali, and spent some time catching up with how the family are doing. Some of you may remember Eli from previous newsletters and blogs. Helen has known her since 2001 when she had recently come off the street and was living with Fidel...