Crawfish pie

Teddy came from Alabama to minister at the ministry his daughter has. He brought us 20 pounds of shrimp, crawfish pies and packs of crawfish. Dottie and I went to the lawyer handling our passports that now require a special tax and permit to be able to leave…

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Marlin

I cannot remember the last time Dottie missed a church service but she has not felt well for 3 days. Nothing serious! We are getting small groups of visitors, mostly families, and the children are getting so blessed. Marlin has a group of teenagers who minister to the…

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Visitors

The government is relaxing masks mandates so we are hoping to have visitors over the summer. We are not requiring the spray or the baths when you enter Casa. Tatiana does have Covid so we will masks in school and church. We are blessed to have visitors this…

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New children

I have been going book-by-book through the Bible for my radio program. I am on number 55 which is the Book of II Timothy. It is scheduled to be played January of 2024. This is Paul's last book and is from prison in Rome and right before his…

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Angelina

Dottie and Adela went to buy groceries. Georgie and her daughter flew to Belize. The courts sent 3 children to another home. One was a baby to be adopted. That saddens me. Last night we had a zoom call with members of the board as we are serious…

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Baby

Dave and Amy arrived Sunday night and Tuesday night the girls in Esperanza had a birthday party for Dave. They have already been accepted by the girls. All of our dorms need both a father and mother. The courts sent a 3 year old to another home for…

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Ministry to children

I could not sleep last night so at 2am I was praying and meditating on the many children who have come through the gates of Casa in the 32 years that we have been living here. It came to my mind that ministry is not a job…

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Tatiana

Tatiana, one of our children and a nurse here at Casa, has Covid 19 so will be quarantined for 15 days. Debbie and Cindy are helping Gladys sort and arrange the clothes storage. Some believe that they can do God's work only on a mission field far away,…

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Dave and Amy

A number of children and teens were saved as I preached on John 3:16. Dave and Amy arrived to become house parents for the girls in Ezperanza upstairs. I made radio shows and have enough through December 2023 so I am well ahead.

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JonJon

A miracle boy JonJon was adopted from Casa by a wonderful family. He has spinal bifida but graduated high school this week and will be in college this Fall. Every one who knows him realizes how incredible this is. Only Jesus!! I was praying and I thought that…

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Extra salaries

We received a new young girl today We had three young people come for only three days but they spent it by playing with the children. Hearing the giggles lifted their spirits. They also did some painting. Although we have no large team scheduled it is wonderful to…

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Lazy day

Dave and Amy are arriving Sunday to become house parents in Esperanza upstairs. It will be great to have another American couple on campus. I worked on correspondence .

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Legal papers

My office manager, Debbie, and Cindy arrived today. They brought some legal papers that Josue' and I need. Walt and Randy left. They had a special event for every dorm in the few days they were here. We need people to come and just love our children

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Rough month

Needless to say but May was a rough month. Prices are skyrocketing. We have not had normal size teams. It is one thing after another so we need your prayers. I know many of are you are struggling also. We need more children, more sponsors, more visitors and…

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Friends

It is hard to believe how quickly this month has passed. It is making a difference having the children study one day on line and then one day with the teacher in the classroom. There was no rain yesterday so the children enjoyed being outside. Walt & Randi…

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We have water

Praise God! We have water! Oscar did a great job. Walt and Randi arrived last night from North Carolina. They were dorm parents for a few years and have been missed so much. Jim is doing better and about out of quarantine.

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Almost there

Ironically as we are trying to fix the well it is raining everyday. So the work is going slow. There is water now but the electrical boxes cannot be changed until Monday. The Murphy's provided pizza or goodies for all the dorms. We celebrated our son Myner's 28th…

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Tell them you love them

I woke up thinking of the families who lost their children in the Uvalde slaughter and what it made me think about were my children here and in the states. I need to give more hugs & smiles everyday. It made me think of our children, grand children…

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First Family

The work on the water well continued and was totally maintained. We will have 5 more 20 foot pipes and a new motor/pump. So the price of $6000 is more than reasonable. Praise God! Bryan and Kristi and their family arrived and had a pizza party for 3…

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Water well

Jim has Covid so we are having everyone wear masks. Six visitors arrived today. The water well's pump/motor is burned so we have to pull up all the pipes, replace the motor and add more pipe to go deeper. The cost will be about $6,000. Oscar was able…

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