Swab Tests (from 12.02.2021)

Oswald Chambers said, "We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on our Difficulties". The older children who we let visit family for a week began returning and we had only one girl testing positive to COVID-19. Bob returned from the USA.

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Hunger (from 12.03.2021)

Josue's birthday The United Nations announced that lack of food is an epidemic in Latin America and the Caribbean with Guatemala leading with 50% of our population suffering from food shortages. In all the two areas have the number of people at 13,800,000 living in hunger. Remember to…

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Kate

I shared with you about Kevin who received his dialysis technician 2 years ago. Well, he has left our transition ministry and has a job at the hospital. He has his own apartment so we are very proud of him. Kate will teach English this school year since…

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Give Thanks

The Word of God says in I Chronicles 16:34. "Give thanks unto the Lord, for He is good and His love endures forever". God's love is the only thing that will last forever. Even though the world is in turmoil we Christians have so much to be thankful…

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Angelica the teacher

The Lord blessed us with three new children at midnight. They will quarantine for a few days. Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from Him. Dottie and I in 1963 wanted to have a large family but our first three children all died…

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Pray with me

As you may remember I asked people who have special needs to send them to me and I will pray over those needs with Dottie. We have received 9 pages of requests and I thought that some of you could simply agree with us daily. You do not…

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Kevin

The main newspaper in Guatemala had Kevin's picture on the front page of him with one of our dialysis children as he is receiving the Covid vaccine. Kevin has been here many years and works as both a dialysis technician and nurse in Roosevelt Hospital. Louisiana is last…

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Aroldo is back

This Covid situation is truly affecting our older children as studying college courses on line has proven so difficult. We had a second young person make the decision to return home to their family and work in the public market. It breaks my heart. Aroldo returned from his…

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Spcial class

Josue', Estella and their children left this morning. They were able to do projects with each dorm while they were here. That was a real blessing since Covid has prevented teams from coming. The weather continues to be cold. So strange! Our older girls have finished a program…

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School

Georgie flew home to Louisiana and will be gone one month. The University system just announced that the new school year that begins in February will be on line, At the same time the Department of Education announced that kindergarten will be on campus.

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Covid deaths near by

Health Department with vaccines The wife of a pastor in our village of San Bartolome passed away from Covid. The pastor that we have in our little church on property died from Covid also. We are trying to get all of our 18 year olds and over vaccinated.…

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A Scare

My granddaughter was in class in Lafayette, La. when two boys each pulled a gun. The kids were terrified and after a short standoff the police captured them. The Department of health came yesterday and gave the Covid vaccine injections to a number of older children and will…

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Josue’ and Estella

Josue and Estella arrived yesterday with their children. They live in Jackson, Tn. with their 3 children. Heidy will also be going to the states to have surgery on her other knee. She is the dorm mother for Cometas. These are the little boys. We sure could use…

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The Rat

The teenage girls had a song for the morning service and I preached on the Crown of Life in James one. The children pray at 4pm daily and I was blessed to pray with the teenage girls. You would be so blessed to sit and pray with them.…

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Family

The brothers and sisters finally were reunited after weeks of being quarantined and it was so wonderful to see the joy. They love each other so much. The courts sent two children home and that breaks my heart. The children no longer are eating in their dorms. We…

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Special Program

Today was special because we allowed all the girls out of quarantine. Tomorrow the boys will cross over to the girl's side. One of the government agencies and a women's church group combined to have activities, games and food for the younger children. They have come here for…

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Dottie’s shopping trip

Would you believe that Dottie went to the grocery store for the first time in many months? Adela, a college student, lives in our house and helps Dottie to care for Michelle our special needs daughter. It has been Adela purchasing our groceries due to the pandemic. We…

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Your sacrifice

We heard today that a child in another home died from Covid. Please continue to pray for our safety. The children are now allowed outside but are restricted to an area near their own dorms. There are still a few kids in quarantine. But no one is very…

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Children

The Lord blessed us with a new boy last night. Each day I pray that God will give us new children. The Bible says that children are the fruit of the Lord. It is my responsibility to raise them the correct way. I pray every child will become…

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