Almost there

One thing the COVID has done is give everyone more alone time with Bible study and prayer. The collage girls were the ones helping the school children. But two girls caught COVID so the collage boys have been the tutors. Our doctor has taken 3-5 girls every day…

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HEIDY

I wonder how any of you have thought about the amount of food we eat monthly. Heidy, a collage student, is our purchaser. She orders every item of food from watermelons to chicken. Bread is ordered everyday. Vegetables, fruit, drinks and meat always arrive at he right time.…

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Kids back to school

Josue’ is working from his apartment as is Minor. Georgie is caring for the Covid patients. They are all improving. Two were able to leave quarantine. A bus turned over down the highway from us. There were casualties but I am not sure how many. Billy has all…

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Graduation and quiceaneras

Before I preached Billy shared with the children what we will be doing with Graduation exercises as well as the presentation of the15 year old girls from both last year and this year. Of course the annual trip to a hotel for the girls cannot be done. I…

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Lazy

This was a very pleasant Saturday as the children are slowly leaving their dorms. I worked on sermons for other church and my Monday Bible study for the boys who are interested. We are having Sunday services in three weeks. Futuristic home made dress

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Josue is at home

Praise God! Josue is back at Casa. Billy is going to allow the children out of their dorms for a short play time and allow them to spend time with their siblings. Since the older kids are getting vaccinations and we have not any new cases. It has…

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Cooperation

Josue’ is improving. Everyone who has been in quarantined is doing well. Thanks for the prayers. One other blessing is that the health department is allowing 5 of our teens to be vaccinated at a time. On Independence Day in Guatemala the fire works begin before 5am and…

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Independence Day

Ezekiel 37:5 is a powerful scripture for fighting Covid. It says “I will cause breath to enter into you and you will live”. Now read Ezekiel 37:6 and 14. Even though Georgie can leave quarantine she is staying so she can continue to cook and provide for the…

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Bank

My son and grandson both tested positive a second time but have not had any symptoms at all. We are doing well here at Casa but we do have quarantines in three dorms. This is juat a precaution since these are dorms where we had cases. Billy told…

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Billy and the team

So many people have emailed telling us they are praying for Josue’. He is getting better and is out of ICU. He is breathing well and even eating. Keep praying. Maybe 3 more weeks in the hospital. Billy met with the Guatemalan staff to assign duties such as…

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Very difficult

Josue’ is suffering more today than he was yesterday. Georgie has her hands full with the other sick children in the middle house on the back property. I do not know what we would be doing without her. The six of them are all improving. Oscar, Josue’s brother,…

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Prayer needed

As you pray for Josue’ remember to pray also for Georgie, Marlin, Mariella, Rosemary, Rocio and Mynor who all are fighting with Covid 19. Georgie has been taking care of them as they are all quarantined in the middle house on the back property. The doctor came today…

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Critical

Josue is critical. Two older teen girls tested positive. Twenty years ago on this day, 9-11, Dottie and I were on the radio in Gulfport, Ms. when we heard that a tower was on fire in New York. We went to Walmarts to see what was happening. We…

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Cry out to God

At midnight Josue’ was in deep distress breathing so an ambulance followed by Oscar and Tatiana took him to the hospital in the city. Tests showed that he did not have pneumonia so they will keep him because they do not know why the oxygen he was on…

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Hospitalization

Josue’ is very sick so we sent him to the hospital for x-rays and blood work. They put him in another hospital. They also believe he has diabetes. Mariella is a dorm parent with her husband, Mario,& she tested positive. My son & grandson in the states both…

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License plate

Alex and Billy helped me to do the paper work for a new license plate for my car. Nothing is easy. Alex drove me to Antigua where I was able to get the new plates. With the increase in Covid we are again isolating the children. The older…

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Chugging along

Billy’s sister is a physician working with Covid patients in the hospital and she stopped by to check our 4 patients. We will keep the rules we set all last week in trying to distance the children from one another. Because of the quarantine I did not get…

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Curfew

We may and Mynor into Josue’s apartment where they can quarantine and we moved Marlin to the middle dorm to quarantine with Georgie. This makes it easier for our nurses can care for them. Our nurses are checking everyone twice a day. Oscar and Adela are bringing the…

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Just keep on a’praying

The four with COVID all had a rough night but Tatiana is watching and monitoring their situation. Billy marked off areas where the children in each dorm will be allowed to play. The four are all adults on staff so no child has been infected. I am grateful…

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Need a miracle

Alex took Mynor, our son, to the hospital as he was struggling to breathe and he tested positive for COVID. Billy, Alex, Aroldo and Oscar are working so hard on the protocols and the staff is doing their best. Our nurses Tatiana and Candida are constantly checking each…

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