Richard's wife Ricki had decided to give the lime-light a miss ... and stayed away from the airport when Richard arrived back from South Africa as the newly crowned winner of
Big Brother Africa.
He however immediately went to Ricki's hotel after all the fuss at the airport & the congratulatory dinner back at his hotel room. There they met privately for the 1st time in just over three months.
Fences needed to be mended ... but they took their time discussing & working through the situaion. Fortunately their strength of character & devotion to each other resulted in them getting back together again.
Richard's words to me in an email read ...
"people can say all that they want about my wife and I but the truth shall always remain the truth. We are stronger people now for what we have gone through"
Why God Made Little Girls
God made the world with towering trees,
majestic mountains and restless seas.
Then paused and said,
"It needs one more thing;
someone to laugh and dance and sing.
To walk in the woods and gather flowers
to commune with nature in quiet hours."
So God made little girls
with laughing eyes and bouncing curls,
with joyful hearts and infectious smiles,
enchanting ways and feminine wiles.
And when He'd completed the task
He was pleased and proud of the job
For the world, when seen
through a little girl's eyes,