Mike Clark's Daily Blog

The team

We had to take a child to the hospital but the child was not serious and returned. The team is working so hard to get the showers and bathroom completed. Dottie and her boys worked the flowerbeds as usual. Heavy winds filled the property with leaves. Sharon Schafer…

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Al and Brenda

Al and Brenda left today to visit family in the states for 10 days. The Texas team left at 3am this morning. The construction in the older boys dorm is coming along well. Tim's team had a pizza party for the younger boys. One of the younger girls…

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New Children

Today was family day so many parents visited. We also received 3 new children. The older boys had stripped the two bathrooms and so the team arrived last night and began the renovation this morning. One of the children adopted from Casa years ago is Yaya and yesterday…

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George Mueller

One of the children adopted from Casa years ago is Yaya and yesterday she began nursing college in California. What a blessing! I reread one of my biographies of George Muller who was born in 1805 and died in 1890. Without ever asking anything from anyone he cared…

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Surgeries

Dottie and I both did not sleep well. In fact, we were up at 1:30am. No reason as to why. Gladys's eye surgery went well although she said it was more painful than the first surgery. Anthony had his surgery and is in great pain and there is…

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Painting

Both Gladys and Anthony are having their surgeries today. Josue. our doctor, a social worker and one child went to Tikisaki for the judge to take a statement on the abuse the child received in his home. The Texas team of 34 began painting the inside of the…

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Oscar

The Texas team of 33 arrived Sunday evening This is Marlin and Olga's first team since Christine left. I was to begin my series of highlighting one scripture from each Book of the Bible beginning with Genesis. I will present one verse from each of the 66 books…

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Cabinets

Dottie has been doing well with her walking cane and continues to work her gardens Wednesdays and Saturdays. I normally spend Saturday reading and preparing Bible lessons for the upcoming week. Today was not different although the minor surgery on my arm is giving me pain. The financial…

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Trip for older children

The second group of children will be going to the Guatemala National Museum Friday so they are hyped up fpr that. They love riding the bus. We have a team of 33 coming from Texas and that is the largest team since Covid began. It is nice to…

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Dentist

D Heidy has over 100 children in her music classes. The children had a wonderful time at the museum. They truly were blessed to leave Casa and ride a bus. Dr. Douglas, pictured here, is a dentist who did his practice here and graduated. He is now the…

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Trip´┐╝

The younger school children went to the Children's Science Museum . For most of them this is their first trip outside Casa since the pandemic began. Angie's mother is very ill and is asking for all our prayers. Today we finally paid for the two new trucks. Since…

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Words of wisdom

It is amazing how fast time moves. There are 66 books in the Bible. I have chosen to take 6 books at a time and in eleven weeks teach how each book shows how God loves us. For instance Genesis tells me He fashioned me with His hands…

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Missionary weekend

After services the last one-third of the older young adults went shopping. It means so much to them when they have a sponsor and some spending money. I taught on the five ways that God is faithful. He provides, encourages, comforting, strengthening and sends us a community of…

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Keiser and Estefany

Busy day as one-third of our older children went to San Lucas to spend their money from sponsors. Another group went to San Bartolome to participate in a basketball tournament. Our new pickup trucks will be delayed about 3 weeks. We took a group of babies and toddlers…

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Another birthday

Keyser is our longest living kidney patient. He came here at age 8 and us now 16. His lungs are not functioning correctly and of course this affects his kidney. Yesterday was our Michelle's birthday. She is 29. I cannot find my social security card. I get more…

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Older Teens

Dottie went grocery shopping with Christine for the last time as Christine is leaving next week after many years at Casa. My heart is broken as it has been a very difficult last few days. The older boys and girls will be going to San Lucas to spend…

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Heavy reading

I did not feel very well today so I treated myself to listening to biographies of John Hus, William Tisdale, Eric Liddell, Richard and Sabina Wurmbrand as well George Washington Carver. I then listened to the two hour history of the Azusa Street Revival of 1906. Awesome! Of…

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Michele’s exam

: Adela took Michele for her eye appointment but there were manifestations as many were protesting salaries.in the highway so they returned. Later Josue took them through the crowds and made it to the hospital. I concentrated on Roman 8:1 "Therefore there is now no condemnation for those…

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Washers, Dryers and Pots

Gladys had laser surgery in one eye today and in 10 days they will do the other eye. Oscar bought three washers and one dryer and is going to purchase a washer and dryer for dialysis and large cooking pots. "Lord, help me to remember that you know…

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Only You are worthy

Cold weather again. The Texas team left after church. However this is strange as I gave my testimony Thursday and the team asked them if I would share another hour of stories before they left. Pride goes before a fall. Lord God turn my self praise into praise…

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