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Seniors

The seniors have finished their classes but cannot do their practicum so Billy is waiting to see what the department of education says. We did take their senior photos today.  We are still getting rain from the hurricane. Billy, Dottie and I with the seniors

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Damage

Amnesty International announced that Mexico leads the world in coronavirus deaths among its health care workers. All of Central America is suffering the same way. Hurricane Nana did not reach us in the mountains. Only light rain was experienced. A gentleman in Honduras was on dialysis & died…

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The car

Hurricane Nana hit Belize, Honduras & Guatemala. It was catagory one but quickly became just a tropical storm.There was much flooding in some areas but, of course, we are in the mountains so our danger will be mudslides. Debbie went to the house in Lake Charles and the…

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The Bain’s

Debbie and her clan are going to Bunkie to the Bain’s home. This is my home town & I have known the Bain Family for years. They will still be a long way from Lake Charles so it will be difficult for them to go see the home…

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4th quarter

We are beginning a new month still under quarantine and I am trusting the Lord that September will be better than August. Pray for Debbie and her family as this month starts with them still needing a place to stay until Lake Charles is livable again. The children…

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Some loss

Chad, my son in Lake Charles, said that we lost our carport & the back window of our car so we feel very blessed. The house appears ok. However Lori’s trailer we destroyed. Folks from Crowley, La and Spring, Texas also called about helping Debbie.

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Many good people

Three places replied to my plea for Debbie. Bunkie & Monroe Louisiana as well as Pennsylvania. I knew there were good people out there. I preached on love and respect in view of all the anger, abuse, hatred, virus, riots & even murders that are taking place during…

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EMERGENCY TODAY

EMERGENCY!! My secretary along with 12 family members and 5 dogs are in Shreveport but need to leave Sunday morning. They have no place to go. Can anyone please provide a place for them. I promise that God will bless you mightily. Her cell number is 337-513-9245. They…

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My broken heart

On top of all the pressures we have had the courts sent another 5 children home. I cannot figure out what the government is doing but it feels like a personal attack. We cannot take children during the pandemic so I am praying and fasting for 100 new…

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His protection

As bad as the hurricane was my son, Chad, rode it out. Trees fell in our yard but did not hit the house. The Lord blessed us!  But Lake Charles was devestated.  Bob, Felipe & Nelson are working on a water line in the floor of the kitchen. We…

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Hurricane

My son, Chad, stayed to ride out the hurricane in Lake Charles so as I write this update Wednesday night I have no idea as to how he is as well as our CASA offices. Our offices are less than 2 city blocks from the Calcasieu River. Ike…

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Linda

Our sister-in-law, Linda, passed away after years of suffering with ALS. She had asked me to perform her funeral & wanted me to do a little dance because after nearly 3 decades in a wheel chair she would be dancing before the throne of God. Dottie & I…

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Georgie’s mother

Did you realize that this week is the 15thanniversary of Hurricane Katrina? Now we have these two storms bearing down on New Orleans, etc? The children begin 3rdsemester finals today. Georgie’s mother has the virus so please pray for her.  Dress up day

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Honor

Please pray for my children as the hurricanes will hit Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Opelousas, Lake Charles and we have family in all those places. 2632 virus deaths in Guatemala.  I had all of the staff who have worked 7 days a week for over 5 months stand up in…

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Hard and difficult times

Have you ever lived in a time when Christians need to be praying & fasting more? Hatred between political parties, riots, sexual identification confusion, abortion, the economy, COVID-19, church services not being held and students unable to study are a few of the problems. How about the fires,…

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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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Inspections

We have been given a commercial printer by a government agency because they were told about us by CNA the main government office for children. The inspection concerning the child who died in another home went well. The pressure continues to build on the children during this pandemic.…

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New dorm parents

Please pray with us for dorm parents as when this virus is over we will need a couple for Doncellas(older girls), Cometas(9 young boys) and Esperanza upstairs(10-12 year old girls). There have been 2419 deaths. It has been raining everyday so Dottie & her flowers are happy. We…

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Earthquake

We had a 5.2 earthquake during the night. There does not seem to be any damage.   I spent the day literally listening to sermons and Christian music. With all of us cooped up for 5 months it means we leaders need to pray and fast.

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Covid-19 deaths in Guatemala have reached 2,389 with over 62,500 cases. Josue had to go to the government office to share with them what happened to a child who left here & was given to her mother who sent her to another home & that home sent her…

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