Mike Clark's Daily Blog

EMERGENCY

At the end of this month we will need house parents for Vencedores which are the boys ages 12-15. We thought we had a few months more but Ezdras says they will finish the month. This requires much prayer immediately. He also the praise leader. Brenda is having…

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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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Coming and going

When Aroldo went to Columbia he discovered that there are no homes for children on dialysis. We are so blessed and have been praying that one day we will have the money for equipment and staff so we can use our facility for more children who will die…

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Walmarts

Walmart gifts Walmart had Minor take photos of the children holding their gifts but we had to make sure no gift was opened because we will give them out on Christmas Day. As we enter the last month of 2021 my mind thought of Deuteronomy 7:9 - "Know…

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Visiting family

Half of the older children went home for a week. When they return they will have to have had a swab test. They will then quarantine 3 days. Walmart sent gifts for the children. Josue, Ange and Heidy washing dishes

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Decorations

Half of the 18 year olds and over will be allowed to visit family for a week and then the rest of that age group will go next week. They are stir crazy and need a break. They will have to get the swab for Covid when they…

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Graduate’s Meal

Angie had her special meal for the seniors as she has done for many years. We will miss her when she takes off for the next school year. I am grateful for her 17 years of helping Casa and I look forward to her turn or the 2023…

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Making adornments

The girls in Doncillas, older teen girls, made all kinds of Christmas decorations from items found around the campus like pine cones, light bulbs, etc. Heidy is working with the younger children on special music. It has been a few weeks without new cases of COVID-19 so only…

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Counting blessings

Everyone enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner with us and we had great fellowship talking about the blessings of God. One of the things Christine mentioned was that we would have had between 1000 and 2000 visitors the last two years and even with them not coming we were blessed financially…

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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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