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Teeth

Everyone is told not to run inside buildings but two teens were running & one knocked out two teeth & broke 4 others. She will need a bridge. Glenda & Delmi brought 9000 packages of cookies for the kids. Aroldo is such a great father to the dialysis…

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Web was down on the 5th

5th: We had services at 8:30am & afterwards everyone just seemed to sit around. Very boring! There has been a second death to coronavirus but Guatemala is doing a good job for all citizens. Every distraction of our lives such as sports, etc. are causing us to focus…

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Cindy 2

When Cindy 2 came to Casa years ago because of her need for dialysis she was sad all the time. One morning Dottie & I were going to the city & she was near our car with her head down & looking so sad. I knelt in front…

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#382 our story

Cindy 2 in dialysis passed away today. She had been sent home by the judge. There was a 4 cars/truck collision in front of our house as people continue to turn illegally. Three ambulances! We had a dip in offerings in March but we are still ok. As…

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Pray for us as we do for you

There is a second case of coronavirus in our village of San Bartolome’. There are those here on campus that are praying together daily for protection. Josue’ had a time of Bible study with the high school boys while the college boys are praying together with Oscar. Hopefully…

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#381 our story

I am so stressed as social distancing here at Casa is not possible and the younger children as well as some teens just do not understand how serious this is. So Dottie & I pray together often daily. Dottie & I had to go to the bank as…

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Still paying

Josue went to pay the monthly tuitions at the various universities our kids attend. We have to pay the tuitions and also all of our teachers & staff even though they are not working. Please keep praying for us. We are safe so far. We have enough food…

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Case close to home

I want to thank all of you who pray for us. We are doing as much as is possible to instill in the children how important it is to wash hands and not touch one another. Our village, San Bartolome’, is shut down because there is a case…

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#380 our story

The little boys performed a worship dance and I taught on the Word of God. You can see the kids getting a little stir crazy but are doing better than I would have at their age. The President has extended the curfew. Guatemala now has 34 cases of…

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Good time to think of your soul

Dorm parents & children are being creative in staying busy. This is a good time for all of us to think of our souls & relationship with God. The USA sent another charter plane for people stuck here in Guatemala. Guatemala still has only 1 death & that…

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Helping one another

Our children of all ages here at Casa are wanting to help. A group of girls gave me an offering from their sponsor money for us to buy food. Both boys and girls are raking leave, washing the cars and continue to help us wash down surfaces, chairs,…

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Pray for one another

You and I need to be diligent in praying for one another. We are in a daily battle here at Casa because of the fact that we have so many children in a confined space so we cannot practice social distancing. We all need to pray for one…

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#378 our story

Governor Edwards said Louisiana has the fastest growing rate of coronavirus in the USA. There were 311 reports of large gatherings mostly for Sunday church services so a special police team has been put together to close down such gatherings. Our children & grandchildren live in Louisiana as…

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#377 our story

Every one is just sorta sitting around. Not much activity and as little contact as possible. With the curfew in place our outside staff has to leave at 2:30. Anyone on the road after 4pm will be arrested unless they are going for medical attention, etc.  3/28/2004. Wes,…

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#376 our story

Our university students had classes on line yesterday. The President has ordered a curfew from 4am until 4pm starting today (Sunday). Probably 80% of Guatemalan workers depend on their hourly work day by day so there are going to be many who will suffer financially. If you have…

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#375 our story

The day of fasting and prayer went well. I am so proud of the teenagers for wanting to be part of it. We are checking all the children throughout the day and there are none who are experiencing any difficult. I have made radio show through August, 2021…

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Fasting

Doc & Debbie from Jackson, Tn are still stranded here possibly until April 20. 14 teenage girls & 12 teenage boys are fasting Saturday from 7am until 7pm & praying in groups. This is in reaction to the president of Guatemala asking people to fast and pray. Pray…

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Cleaning with joy

I cannot say enough about how our staff, dorm parents and older children have reacted in this crisis. Staff and dorm parents are just stepping up to protect the children. The teenagers cleaned all the doors, tables, trash cans, doors & everything with a good attitude. Older teens…

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Thank you

We received a donation of rice today from Hilmar here in Guatemala. Debbie emailed to say that many of you are responding and helping with cash for us to buy food. Thank you so much. Cristine, Doc & Debbie are making face masks for the children.  Debbie, Cristine,…

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Please Lord

Critical! The president said that no buses can run so everyone who uses the buses to go to work is off work but must still be paid. For us that is all our teachers, nurses in dialysis, guards, some of the cooks & laundry workers. Only gas stations,…

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