Casa Aleluya Blog: “Mike Clark's Daily Blog”

Blog Categories:

Aroldo: Second 2 week quarantined

Right now our country as well as the entire world is frightened. Everything seems to be falling apart. We need to return to Jesus. These battles may appear physical but they are spiritual. Only God can change this. Pray, Fast, Read the Bible and hold fast to your…

Read More ›

Congress

The President announced this afternoon there are 58 members in the congressional palace with the virus.  Aroldo & the dialysis girls just finished 15 days of quarantine & this morning came into contact with a dialysis child in the hospital. So thet now they begin another 15 days…

Read More ›

Hamburgers and the Word

Oscar has Bible study with the college boys followed by hamburgers. Today I began paying the extra salaries along with the regular 2 week salaries & it totaled $29,222 so you see why I need your prayers. There are three more groups to pay every other week. Bible…

Read More ›

Bubba and the mayor

Bubba was one of our first children back in 1989. He went & spoke to the mayor & the mayor sent us a great offering of food & drink. Dottie went to a medical lab. Nothing serious! But she also went to the grocery store for the first…

Read More ›

Dottie’s protectors

The president is slowly opening the country. People can drive through the Mexican border but no guarantee you can pass from Mexico into the USA. There are no commercial buses, the schools are closed, the curfew is in effect, folks ages 60 & above cannot leave their homes,…

Read More ›

Daily temperature

The school principal & one teacher were able to get to school today. The president still has a lockdown for the most part. So no one can travel from one state to or through another. Josue’ was able to get permission for me to go with him to…

Read More ›

Quarantined

All of the teenage boys in Buen Pastor have been in quarantine as have all of the children & staff in dialysis. Candida is moving back to Casa. She is a nurse. She also will be quarantined. There are 5 virus cases within ½ mile of Casa.  Dottie…

Read More ›

In Jesus Name

The news was saying “In the name of George Floyd” but I watched Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King say, “We need to be saying In the name of Jesus”. Jesus is the Prince of Peace. Today was the first day in nearly 2 weeks when we…

Read More ›

Wind and rain

The wind was so strong during the night that I went outside at 4am to see if everything was ok. Bob sent a photo of one on our beautiful eucalyptus trees had been uprooted. There are now 158 coronavirus deaths in Guatemala. It is going to take months…

Read More ›

At war

We are at war. The covid-19 virus is in the subdivision behind us as well as in our village of San Bartolome’. The brother of one of our nurses has the virus so we have to quarantine for 21 days.   Add the destruction & anger in the USA…

Read More ›

Another need for prayer

The brother of one of our dialysis nurses tested positive for covid-19 so she will have to stay home. So we need more prayers for the protection of all staff & children. It is still raining so the kids are staying inside. lkjhgMy internet is not working &…

Read More ›

Rain

There have been 17 deaths due to the heavy rains which are off and on every day. Debbie, my office manager, will not have telephone or internet until Monday June 8th. I also do not have all my internet. Grandson

Read More ›

Dishonor

It is horrible as we watched what is happening all over America with the rioting and theft. This is so dishonoring to the memory of George Floyd. I fear that with all of these people in the street face to face the virus will explode. Guatemala’s president has…

Read More ›

Pray

I woke up at 3am with what felt like a nail stuck in my side. I was determined to minister but at 8am the pain was so bad I just could not stand. The rains have been continual for the last week. Sadly we will be under quarantined…

Read More ›

What in the world?

I am so embarrassed as I watch the violence over the murder of George Floyd as in all my years I have seen anything like it here in Guatemala. Guatemala is more civilized than the USA. Add the coronavirus to this & you just have to believe that…

Read More ›

A large need

This virus causes us more and more problems. Our smallest dorm of only 10 young boys needs house parents. Please pray with me that God would move on a couple’s heart. Of course there is no ability to travel so we are hanging on.  Dottie with one of…

Read More ›

Minor is 26

People have become so desperate that the government has set up emergency phone numbers to call if you are attacked or robbed. We celebrated Minor, our son, 26thbirthday. Our son Minor is also our IT man

Read More ›

A precious gift

One of our girls who grew up here was left a small inheritance when her sponsor died and she donated $800 to Casa for food. My heart nearly explodes when I see young adults from the past who still love Casa & want to help he children. We…

Read More ›

Pressure

Three teen boys were stir crazy & jumped the fence. They came back on their own but now we have to quarantine them for 15 days in one room. I feel like running outside myself. There were 2 huge wrecks in front of our house due to illegal…

Read More ›

A blessing from the government

The President extended the stay-at-home order & curfew 5pm to 5am. And everything will be shut down on the weekend. Josue’ was given permission to go to the city & pick up donations of food. Would you believe it was the government agency that we struggle with constantly.…

Read More ›