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Philip #4

Ron & Tanya left Saturday but Bill & Janet are staying for services Sunday & leaving on Monday. Dottie and I will take them to the airport and then pick up blood work, X-rays and the electrocardiogram for the internist who will tell the surgeon if I…

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Philip #3

I felt well enough to work in the Christmas bodega. Tim says that is my refuge and my place where I find the most peace. Last year during this very week Marlin and her sister's grandmother passed away. Today their grandfather passed away. A local church came…

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Philip #2

I have been trying to get everything in order as to banking, university tuitions, etc so that Dottie will not have any problems while I am in the hospital. When Jesus was half-way through His 3 year ministry a large crowd gathered to hear Him. They remained…

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Sindy

Sindy has a stomach hernia so the peritoneal catheter was removed and she was fitted with a hemodialysis catheter and will have to have hemodialysis for a long time meaning she will have to go to Guatemala City 3 times a week for that procedure.  She is…

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Philip #1

I had my bone density test done today. The result were that my bones were cry strong so they will use the screws. The surgery will be Friday, April 25th. Bill & Ron are building shelves and cabinets in the dialysis addition. We received two little girls.…

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ANDREW #5

Sindy is not doing well. Her catheter quit working and she is in the hospital. My surgeon spent time with me again today and described what he wants to do with my back. I will have a bone density test in the morning to determine if…

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Andrew #4

The elementary school will have a "Camp" Monday and Tuesday here on the school property. All of the teachers will assist and Ezdras, our son-in-law will minister as will Victor and others. Candy took the drama team to a Passion Play production in Guatemala City. …

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Andrew #3

The children seemed to enjoy the day of fun and games. Not as many parents came as we had hoped. The mayor brought a marimba band. The teachers all came and sold food and goodies to raise money for the camp the teenagers will attend near the…

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Andrew #2

For years we have allowed children with "safe" situations with relatives  to spend the Easter holidays with them. But we decided tho year we would go in another direction. The parents will come this morning at 7:30am and visit until 12:30. The children without visits will go to…

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Andrew the First Apostle

Bill and Janet went with us t buy groceries and then Bill went with me to the bank and then to check on bunk beds for Lee and Candy's dorm. We received still another child today. She is Joselyn, age 13. This is the sixth child this week.…

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His Compassion

My college roommate, Bill, arrived with his wife Janet for a 10 day stay. His daughter and family will come Monday. He blessed me with an Apple Mac computer. It is so fancy. We also received a new child, Jose David, age 7. Yesterday when Karen visited…

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Karen

Today was a very busy day as Karen arrived to visit with her parents, her sister who donated the kidney, the social worker and the psychologist from Roosevelt Hospital. She was here to see where she would live & will return here for good in 2 weeks. Sindy…

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Loss of a loved one #9

Wendy, Sindy & Marjorie are so excited about Karen coming to visit today and even more so when I said that the other girl is having her catheter put in this week & should be here in a few days. Felipe & others are working to get the…

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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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