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Jim’s discipleship class

Jim has an awesome ministry of discipleship for both the boys and the girls. The teens who are participating are going to be great leaders. I sent radio shows through May 2022 to KAJN in case Dottie & I cannot get home. I wanted to have tapes in…

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Covid-19 hits close

Gorgie flew out today to the USA so I am hoping that when she is ready to return there will be flights coming into Guatemala. Lori works in our Lake Charles office. Her husband tested positive for the virus. Debbie was tested yesterday. There are many of our…

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Judges

Unbelievably a judge sent 4 children from the baby dorm back to their parents in the midst of this covid-19. It is heart breaking. Donald, the husband of Lori who works in our office tested positive. Pray for them as they live & work in close proximity. 843…

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Billy was blessed

The children are in finals for the second semester. The tests are emailed to the office by our teachers from their homes. Then Billy & others scan EVERY test & sends the finished test to the teachers at home. It is a nightmare but Billy was is with how…

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Students everywhere

The children had breakfast & then began taking final exams for the 2ndsemester. There are kids all over the property taking tests with dorm parents supervising. We are just praying there will not be any rain this week. It has been difficult the last 3 months with half…

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Exams

This is the last study day. Exams tomorrow! There are 3 states where travel is limited and we are one of them. The President said it will be for at least another 2 weeks. Josue’ is having to enroll all the college students on line even though no…

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Bad sermon

I have been ministering for over 50 years & today was the worst sermon I have ever preached. I thought it was something that would move the hearts of the children but it was flat. Dottie & I will not be able to get to the states. I…

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Cleaning

The kids are studying so I took the entire day to listen to sermons. My heart is full.   The girls disinfected all the tables, chairs, etc for the dining room. 706 deaths by the virus.

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Studying for finals

The children are scattered studying as finals begin Monday. Sadly I believe many of the students have not studied seriously before today. I truly am concerned this will be a wasted year academically. We paid the second group of employees, the teachers, their extra month’s salaries. God has…

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Fear

I woke up very early & began listening to sermons by Ravi Zacharias and before I realized it the time was nearly 11am. One of the problems of growing old is losing friends and if you area Christian you see so many wonderful ministers pass away. The government…

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Broken hearted

Children raised at Casa and who are now adults have been calling me about one of two things. First, many of them have no income due to the virus and secondly, many are calling to tell me of their relationship with Christ. I am saddened by the first…

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Internet problems

Our internet is not working very well and I am not sure if you received yesterday's blog. If you did could you email me and tell me so. 582 dead from the virus. Billy & Angelina received the classwork via internet so today the children began working those…

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Success

With the increase in deaths due to covid-19 Guatemala remains under quarantine. In fact, no one can even be walking outside their homes on Sundays. With this being the last week before the second semester finals most (not all) of our kids are preparing for those tests. Our…

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Sorry!

Twice this week I failed to send out my blog. I am sorry. Billy met with all of the students about what the government is telling every school what they need to do. Truly for the majority of the children this is a wasted year. I met with…

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Bored

Covid-19 deaths jumped from 449 to 514 over night. The area around Casa has so many cases we are requiring anyone who has to go to the grocery store or pharmacy to shower when they return. Even our doctor who is our only staff member working who lives…

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449

Coronavirus cases reach 449. We are so blessed to have no cases here at Casa or among our staff who have not been able to come to work the last two months. Education is the most difficult area but Billy is doing a great job. She got off…

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Wallpaper

The number of covid-19 deaths jumped to 432 overnight. The university students are all finished with their online classes & final exams so now they wait for the results. Dottie is staying busy by wall papering the bathroom down stairs in our house. Quique & Tony took over and…

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Griselda is negative

Griselda tested negative for the coronavirus so we owe the glory to God & a huge thank you for praying for her. Today is Father’s Day in Guatemala. I was hugged & hugged & hugged. The children get so creative & have such giving hearts. The coronavirus deaths…

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Generosity

Griselda in dialysis had the covid-19 test because she had contact with another child in the hospital when she went for her treatment. We await the results. One of the two local grocery stores we use found 4 of their workers with the virus. One of the teams…

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The President is still not removing the curfew. In fact he is making it more difficult. Travel is limited and our state is one of four that the residents living in them cannot leave their borders. The entire country will be limited to driving with odd license plates…

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