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Second hurricane

Hurricane Iota did make land as a major 5 storm. The heavy cold winds reached Casa as did the rains. The most dangerous aspects of hurricanes in Guatemala are the mud slides. Two weeks ago mud slides caused by that hurricane killed 150. Jim and Kate returned today…

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Cold

The weather is so very cold the last few days. We are having trouble getting information concerning the US election. Remember that the Bible says Gods people in and He takes them out. As Christians we need to pray. I want to thank those of you who sent…

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Games

With school finally out the dorm parents are doing all they can to keep the children occupied. Volley ball, basketball, soccer, hide-and-go-seek, kick ball, ping pong, dodge ball, inside games , like pool and cards. Alex & Sara left for a long vacation which they certainly deserved Party…

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Another child

It rained steady all night due to the hurricane passing over the Yucatan heading towards the Gulf Coast. Another child was sent home. The mother actually hand made a gift for Dottie. Cristine arrived after being gone 2 months or so. no more tests

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Debbie going home

I taught on forgiveness. It appears we have a number of teens who struggle with unforgiveness and deep hurts. I want to thank 1stBaptist Church in Bunkie & the Baines family for taking care of Debbie & her family since Hurricane Laura. They went home today.

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Dialysis

Dottie & I were overwhelmed & humbled today as Dr. Lou presented us with a plaque & kind words for the work we and Aroldo have done for the dialysis work of Fundanier. For over 10 years we have used a portion of your gifts to Casa to…

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Forgive me

I want to apologize if I appear worried on these updates. God has always told me “What you have you need, what you do not have you do not need”. Debbie is stilling doing all of Casa’s business as though she were in Lake Charles. For 31 years…

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Please send 100 children

One government office told us that UNICEF is the one behind sending children home. We are praying God will send us 100 new children after the pandemic is over. Thanks to all of you who keep thinking of us financially. All of our bills are paid thus far.…

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Elias

It appears that the government may be bowing down to the pressure. When more than 50% of the work force works for cash by the day they are really suffering. God has laid something on my heart for tomorrow morning in church. Will let you know then. I…

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Information

It is interesting that the government in Guatemala is thinking of just opening up everything even though the virus cases continue to rise as does the number of deaths. In myown life I believe that we as Christians need to humble ourselves, pray & turn from our wicked…

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Close to home

The sister of our mayor in San Bartolome died from the virus. We use providers there to bring us our food. We will have to figure out a way to purchase our groceries elsewhere. I am praying we will have graduation and quinceaneras this year. It means so…

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#390 our story

The government backed off in that they are not going to cut off electricity & water for those who cannot pay. They did extend the quarantine & the curfew so we are looking at another rough week. The virus cases continue to grow but the death toll remains…

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Wear your mask

The children are so bored & without any visitors it makes it worse. They love having their sponsors during these months. All of us that are 60 years old must stay quarantined. As you can imagine in a poor country like Guatemala people are already without food or…

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No flights

Schools in Guatemala from kindergarten through university are closed until April 13th. The rush on the grocery stores & markets is unbelievable. This is the first time in 31 years that we have had to change our menu. Keeping this many children & staff safe will be an…

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