Perfect surgery

Christine was on a 4-wheeler in Antigua and was hit by a bus. She is badly bruised but no broken bones. Amy left today after spending a month helping with the younger boys. Rueben is a teacher in our school and has been mayor a number of times…

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Michelle was prepared

Michelle must return for a follow up tomorrow to see if it was successful. She came out of surgery in great pain. Today Estefany who is in the hospital with problems is suffering as the infection has spread to her eyes. Griselda, also in dialysis, is also ill…

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Surgery

Monday morning Michelle is having eye surgery. Adela, Tatiana and Georgie will take her to the hospital then stay in a hotel in the city because the physicians want to see her early on the 31st. One of the greatest stories of a family coming to Casa is…

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Intern

We have an intern here for six weeks. She is Addie and is from Nashville. She spent the last year studying in Spain. Half of the 18 and older youngsters went to town with their spending money. The other half will go tomorrow. Things are getting normal. But…

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Assembly

I cannot believe how cold it is here. Friday we had the first Bible assembly with all the students. An ex-teacher preached. Some of the classes also had a presentation. The ex-president of Guatemala, Alvaro Colom, passed away yesterday.

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Groceries

Adela took Michelle to the hospital in the city and she is cleared for surgery Monday. Dottie is feeling much better & went to buy groceries and have lunch with Christine & Adela.

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Refrigerator

Christine has one of the nicest refrigerators anyone would want and she gave it to Dottie as Christine is about to say good-bye to Casa after many years of being a special part of the ministry. Allen had to take off the doors for it to go through…

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Estefany

There is always something to pray about and this is serious. Estefany in dialysis has a bacterium in her dialysis catheter line and is hospitalized. The doctors are fearful to remove the catheter because they feel she has run out of any place in her body to place…

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Tile

Dottie had a so-so night and is still in bed. When she fell she landed on her back so it is still very painful. Josue and I went to buy the school supplies for the university students. The painting of Vencedores is coming along well. They began laying…

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Hair

Fernanda, one of our college students, has lupus and came to show me that she is losing her hair. She laughed about it and pointed at my bald head. She is in constant pain. One of the college boys and 12 others gave their lives to Jesus. Dottie…

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So sorry

Josue made the down payments on two pickups. When they arrive we will pay the rest in cash and put them to work right away. I want to apologize to many of you who sent Christmas cards and gifts last November and December. I just received them and…

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Pickup

The children finished their first week in our school and all the college students are enrolled and beginning classes this Saturday. Hebrews 10:36 says, "Tribulation worketh patience." We are to wait on God to bring about His will for our lives. God is so patient with us because…

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Winslow

Today is Queque's birthday. He came here as a baby following the death of his mother giving birth to him. He is in college and lives in our house. He is now 24 years old. One of my most favorite things to do is to find old Christian…

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Three great girls

Michelle an Adela left before 4am for Michelle to get an electrocardiogram before her eye surgery and when they arrived at the hospital all the spaces were taken. They tell you the day for the test but you have to get in line and get a number. So…

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Our God

Dr. Lou is helping us as we begin buying equipment for the dialysis ministry. Also this is the time we pay taxes and insurance for al of our vehicles. "For this God is our God forever and ever: He will be our guide even unto death" Psalm 48:14.Our…

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Pickup trucks

We were blessed with a large offering to purchase two pickup trucks so Josue, Orlando and I went pickup shopping today. Billy said that the first full day of school today went well. It is not enough to say that God loves us just like we are. Go…

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Jay

As many of you will recall a few years ago we built a church on our property to be used by the community. Sadly the pastor died so pray with us the church will find a pastor. Jay and I spent the afternoon talking about all that God…

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Fainted

The final prayer of Jesus was about us. His final pain was for us. His final passion was for us. Before Jesus went to the cross He went to the garden. When He spoke to His Father it was you and I in His prayers. When He looked…

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First school assembly

We received a new little boy last night. We had a school assembly and so for the children who live outside of CASA it was a reunion. All the teachers were introduced and there were many smiles. The children have been so bored with the pandemic and online…

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Meet your teacher

Friday is teacher presentation and "getting to know you" with the kids. The new school year classes kick off on Monday. I believe most of the students are ready since the pandemic has affected everything the last 3 years. Having fewer children should mean it will be easier…

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