Mike Clark's Daily Blog

Loss of a loved one #8

This was a very laid back Sunday. I needed that! We are continuing with the ways to cope with the loss of someone we love. Hope, Memories, Friends & Family and yesterday we spoke of the Word of God. Today I want to share with you the…

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Loss of a loved one #7

At the worship service last night a young girl, 14, who was sent here with her two babies having been impregnated by her father sang to open the service. She sang "Nothing is too difficult for God". Recently she had said to me "Papi, I am a little…

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Loss of a loved one #6

The Coffee Growers Association came & asked if they could test our high schoolers because they were hoping to find 5 who would qualify to attend a 3 month course on coffee production and management. If they could find 2 who qualified after the course they would hire…

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Loss of Loved Ones #5

I received a sweet email mail this morning from a young lady who recently lost her father. He was only 54 years old. She had such kind words about her father as well as stating that they would one day spend eternity together. She actually was giving…

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Loss of a loved one #4

Josue', our first child, has been given a job by Telehealth, to oversee the Telemedicine Project in Guatemala. They are sending money for an automobile, salary, travel, etc. He has been faithful in his studies and so faithful to Dottie and me. I need a larger shirt…

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Loss of a loved one #3

Dottie and I took a few teenagers & emptied the 35 suitcases the teams recently brought & we were elated at the clothes, shoes, gifts, etc. My back feels better today than it has in 5 months. Thank God! Because of our drainage problems the city government is…

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Passports

Tony is still with us so if you sponsor him please continue. Tim took off for a week & Tony will go next week. They both need rest. Dottie & I went to the US Embassy for new passports which will be ready in 2 weeks. It is…

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Loss of a loved one II

We have a major drainage/sewer problem. Tim, Jim, Felipe, Jason and Billy worked on it until finally getting it fixed to the point that Monday the city will dig up the pipes on the street & fix it permanently. It was a blessing to be home & ministering…

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Loss of a loved one

Dottie stayed busy all day with her flowers & then going out trying to sell the puppies. She sold only one. I had a visit from a group of ministers from the states wanting to help with discipleing our children. This would be a great blessing for…

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Aquila and Priscilla #5

I spoke to the Americans last night. I met with Walter early & it was the absolute worst report I ever have gotten in all the years I have been going home . Dottie bought groceries although Lucy had plenty of food waiting where we came home. I began paying…

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Aquila nd Priscilla #4

Our grandson, Robert, is having heart problems(blockage) & we ask that everyone pray with us. Years ago a gentleman from Illinois called to see if he could visit. He was our first visitor & continued for years. He was a fighter pilot in WWII. He died a few…

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Aquil and Priscilla #3

There are 3 teams at Casa totaling 96 visitors. Fayette 1st Baptist as well as Fellowship of  Springdale/ Fayetteville Ar and FUMC of Dothan, Al. Dottie & I had our annual dental check-up; packed & visited with our son, Chad, and his family. The EKG on Antony…

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Aquila and Priscilla #2

I am absolutely broken hearted. I received word from Aroldo that the Guatemalan government has decided that they will no long provide medication for kidney transplant children. There are 48 whom we have seen receive transplants who now cannot afford the medication. The government also said that…

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Aquila and Priscilla #1

We ministered at Family Life, this was one of the 3 churches who began supporting Casa in Guatemala 25 years ago and is still faithful, with Pastor Todd.  They have been so kind and generous for so long. The youth group sponsored Alex for years. Brother Ron &…

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Epaphras #10

The team from Fayetteville is there and they brought 30 bags from Debbie to us in Guatemala. That is how we get Christmas gifts, sponsor gifts, medicines, etc. If you are willing to carry a bag for us when you come visit Casa please call Debbie…

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Epaphras #9

The board meeting is being held at the Abraham's. Dottie & I were able to spend time with our son, Chad, and his daughter, Rebecca. Our great-granddaughter needs surgery on her spine which will be done within a few weeks in New Orleans. Her name is Grace and…

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Epaphras #8

Suzy with her new family. She certainly got a taste of snow and ice the last month in Fayetteville. I let Dottie shop all afternoon while I wrote thank you notes and worked on my lesson for Sunday night. Although we still have a week here in states…

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Epaphras #7

We drove to Escatawpa, Ms. to have lunch with Rodney & Rhonda. We all had a good cry but the memories of Lindsey are so wonderful even in the tears. From there we drove to Baton Rouge to see my sister, Virginia, who will have eye surgery…

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Epaphras #6

Sindy, on dialysis, celebrated her 14th birthday so that is such a blessing. She looks so healthy and is just as sweet a "Princess" as she was when she arrived. We will be having lunch with Rodney & Rhonda in Escatawpa, Mississippi before going to see my sister…

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Epaphras #5

We left early this morning and had very snowy conditions for an hour and then it stopped. We were able to drive at a fairly normal speed for 11 hours. The Lord sent an abused boy(by the father) who was abandoned by his mother to Lee & Candy's…

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