Mike Clark's Daily Blog

Spiritual Amnesia

Nine girls had a birthday meal with cake & ice cream today. Everyone wants to feel as though they are accomplishing something with their lives. They want to feel as though they are successful in what they do. Unfortunantly too often they do not know what…

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Mediocre

Oseas & Heidy have purchased their own home. She takes her college finals in one month. He takes his law board exam in June. They are working in a church in Villa Nueva. I am proud of how they have succeeded. Keiser had to have his catheter changed.…

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The Best is Yet to Come

Two Tennessee teams are here & I gave the testimony of Casa and could not find a stopping point. God has done so much. Walter, Tim, Sebastian and I met this morning & went over a ten month plan which I will share with all the staff on…

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Home again

I returned to a handful of problems & so far none have been too devastating. A couple of sad stories though. We were delayed in Houston because of bad weather so the entire trip was cold and wet. We did have a few items stolen from our suitcases.…

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Medial exam

Dottie had a folow-up medical exam and everythig was fine. So we finished packing & visited with our son, Chad. Thursday we will be home by noon. Angelina & Marlin updated many of the photographs of children not on the web and discovered there are 42 children WITHOUT…

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Sindy

Sindy is not doing very well. Her blood pressure is so high that they are using 4 different medications to try and control it. She has swollen, retaining water, and is so very weak. She knows the Lord but we pray that God would extend her life.…

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Packing

We moved over to Mark & Gina's & began packing for our return to Casa. Wendy is in the hospital as her catheter quit working. We had lunch with our son, Chad. Then visited with our grandchildren & great grandchild. A prinicple to live by is to GIVE…

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Bible program

I bought a bible program for my computer and took it to Best Buy to install. Took them all day. I took it to the room and then could not open it. They were of no help at all & I had no computer to update Saturday night.…

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Tuscaloosa

We drove most of today leaving when the weather was icy and 18 degrees. As we headed south it warmed up so nice that we went walking in Tuscaloosa. II Chronicles 31:21 "Hezekiah sought his God wholeheartedly. As a result he was successful". I wish that I could…

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Frozen (not the movie)

We were unable to leave Athens. It is truly frozen. Wrecks are up and down the Interstate so we hunkered down & will leave when we can. Sue & Kate's group of Arts & Crafts students are doing exellant work & they are so encouraged by the bloomng talent…

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Third Load

We left early so we could meet Teddie's niece, Jamie, because of the anticipated bad weather. She took the 3rd load of gifts for the children for Christmas. So the 3 teams from Charlotte, Fayetteville & now Alabama each will bring many bags of gifts. It is a…

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Nothing is small to God

Mariella (and Mario) had their baby girl. She is EMILY and weighed 5lbs 10 ozs. There is a large team from Southwest Christian School (Texas) at Casa. Four new children arrived with 2 going to the baby dorm and 2 to Lee and Candy. It is a habit now…

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An open door

We are so blessed as a plumbing company in the USA is providing the plumbing materials for the hospital and today someone emailed Tim to say they would provide money for the electrical supplies. God has so many kind &  generous children. The x-ray machine donated by the…

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We do not always understand

Sindy 2 is back in the hospital. She has been having seizures. Aroldo has two other girls, Ada and Dorcus, helping in the dialysis dorm because the other girls are in college during the day. Kate wrote to say the art class had their first project and the…

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More ugly

We were able to spend the evening with Jim who is Dottie’s brother & Linda. It began snowing/sleeting so tomorrow will be cold and more ugly is coming. Brother Finley & the Fellowship team coming to Casa will take what we have bought since North Carolina. Then we…

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When does life begin?

Bob and Larry have begun the woodworking, plumbing and electrical courses for the boys. They will learn how to do the simple repairs and maintenance for Casa. Jessie received 3 new girls upstairs in Esperanza. They are Delmy 11, Nataly and Flor both 12. If you would like…

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So blessed!

We were so blessed as we left Knoxville with ugly weather all around us but it cleared immediately and we made very good time heading west. So we will make it to services Sunday and Monday in Fayetteville. It will be 10 degrees there in the morning. …

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Unbelievable weather

The weather report became worse so at 10am I canceled Rockingham and we headed towards Fayetteville. The weather became colder and colder but we arrived in Crossville, Tn & will leave early tomorrow. It will snow and get down to 17 degrees tonight. It appears that the entire…

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Rockingham

After church tonight in Rockingham we will begin driving towards Fayetteville, Ar. Pray that we will be blessed and protected as snow and sleet are predicted. But we must head west because we will be at Lakeview Baptist in Cave Springs, Arkansas Sunday morning. What a blessing it…

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Snow

Kevin was #1 in his graduating class. He is applying for medical school. The services were awesome at The Praising Place. This morning in Wadesboro when we woke up the ground was covered with snow. It was actually warmer at 30 degrees then it has been in other…

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