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Cleaning the dogs

Another friend of mine had a kidney removed as well as other things. His surgeon said he would have died this year had they not caught the cancer. Please pray for both of them.

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Prayer

The virus has been difficult for us as we have had to keep kids separate as possible. But with school now started the children have TV classes, do homework and then we let the boys pass to visit with their sisters. They all wear masks. One of my…

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First day of school

Elementary classes on TV from 7:30 until 9:30 followed by high school until 12:30.   My Bible study for older boys has gone from 8 to 17. I am so blessed. Keyser is the child who had a kidney transplant and has done so well

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God is still good

I began a series on the fruit of the Spirit today. The children started back to virtual on line studying. We are so short on staff so we are rotating college and mature high school students to rotate in necessary areas. They have done it without complaining. The…

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Thank you

We allowed the boys to cross over to the girl’s side of the property (with masks) to be able to visit their sisters & friends. I want to thank all of you who sent a financial love gift this past year. We are so blessed. The kids were…

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Pride

Jouse took Dorcas our accountant to two different government agency. There has been so many responsibilities with this pandemic. Billy has been great with the school on line. Kate is in the school also; Cristina is helping Heidi and Bob and Georgie  are doing their responsibilities. Jim is working…

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Migrants

Now that the USA elections are over thousands of Central Americans are headed for the border. The Guatemalan army was able to divert some but Hondurans, Salvadoran, & Guatemalans are on the way. Thousands without masks & social distancing are on the way. 2021 will probably be a…

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Book s and weeds

When Jim & Kate were in the states that bought 50 or so Christian books so there are so many teenagers reading every day . Bob is installing more TVs for the school students.  Quique & friends for his birthday

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Immigrants on their way

Thousands of immigrants are coming through Guatemala headed to the Texas Border. There is no doubt they will be carrying Covid. A great influx of  Guatemala & Honduran have just over run the police and army. Today was one of the coldest ever.  My sight from the watrr tower

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Extra days

We are quarantining from the school because the health department visited, took tests, found nothing but asked us to not have school for extra 5 days. The children are eating in shifts these 5 days. Dottie & I are approaching 10 months of not being able to leave…

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Manager

The health department gave us a clean slate of health but suggested we add 3 days more of quarantined so we did not have church services Sunday. But I had a good day of listening to preaching by Billy Graham’s children &4 sermons by the Duck Dynasty family.…

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Be careful

The Covid vaccine is not in Guatemala yet there are groups telling people they have it and can sell them some. That would be deadly. 2020 has not brought out the best of humanity in many areas. We need to love each other regardless of who they are. …

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MIDWIFE

WOW! The department of health came to check for Covid and found none. But one of the nurses was the mid-wife who delivered Josue 32 years ago. It was awesome to meet her. They found no symptoms.  God is on the throne! This last year has shown us that…

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School

It will take a while for the students & teachers to get the program working smoothly. You can imagine have a room full of students watching a the same teach on a computer. They just will not be learning at the same rate. The good students will do…

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First school day

Today is the day. The new school year has begun. The first to begin are he junior high and high school students. I believe the elementary classes begin later this week. In order to apply for our clinic’s license 33 staff members had to give urine, blood and…

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Disappointment

 The last year just gets worst. Covid-19 meant we could not receive any children in 2020 & some of the older ones left to look for jobs. We are down to 10 kids in some dorms. We need a maintenance man and 2 sets of dorm parents. Now…

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Vans

Our staff is gearing up for school to begin Wednesday. It will be a tremendous challenge but I know the staff will make it happen. Teddy stopped by to drop off some vitamins. We had very bad news as Nelson, our driver, quit because we have had no…

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A sick child

One of the young boys in Cometas was sick all night & Heidi, Candida & Aroldo cared for him. This morning he is still ill. His mother has kidney disease & is on hemo-dialysis. We called our doctor & the child will have multiple tests tomorrow. I have…

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Sponsor money

: Josue’s father came & they spent over an hour praying. We were able to get the birthday and Christmas gift money to the children whose sponsors had sent it. I waited until after Christmas because I want them to be able to buy what they want once…

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Last weekend

This is the last weekend before the new school year begins. Our college and high school students will be studying by computers virtually. All students below those grades will have their daily lessons emailed to them. After what happened at congress in Washington we need to be praying…

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