Where does the time go? SERIOUSLY! WHERE DOES IT GO? Cecilia graduated from High School and she and Gabriel are traveling to Colorado to attend Ellerslie Bible School, NEXT WEEK! After Bible school they’ll be working for a month, to make a little money, but
I was driving home after dark and passed this small tienda. There’s a lady on every corner selling tortillas, so the competition is massive. You can usually get 4-5 tortillas for 1 Quetzal (.13 cents) which means the profit margin is horrible. They have to
Photo credit Oliver De Ros AP Last Sunday, Volcan De Fuego (Volcano Of Fire) erupted, spilling lava for miles. Initially reports said 6 people lost their lives. That number climbed to 62 within 24 hours. As of this morning, there have been 110 confirmed deaths
If you’re not careful, if you peel too many layers of an onion back, you might feel. Pain. Sadness. Heartbreak. Hunger. Love. I think it’s easy to go through life, not actually feeling. We all generally have routines. Get up. Check social media/email. Coffee. Breakfast.
For the first few years, as I drove into El Rosario, Rosalinda would often run from her house that was tucked away from the road, to meet me as I drove by. Every time we talked, she seemed desperate. Life or death desperate. Of
The days in El Rosario start out pretty much the same for everyone. Mom gets up to make a fire for breakfast. Dad gets up to get ready to work in the blackberry fields. Eventually, the children crawl out of bed and stumble to cocina
Magdalena and her family will be some of our neighbors in El Rosario. Her kids always show up to the academy when classes end so they can play soccer. I see a lot of late afternoon soccer in our future. 🙂 I think the
Yesterday, at the end of bible class, Yoshua, a 5th grader asked if he could talk to me in private. Yoshua’s a really great kid. I know I say that a lot but he really is one of my favorites. He’s tall with hair that
First things first: At the end of the last newsletter we wrote that we had BIG NEWS ABOUT OUR MEDICAL MINISTRY! For the last 2 1/2 years we’ve been hosting and working with nurses from Colorado who have come to visit and have helped
Happy Thanksgiving! There are a few days that hit us the hardest throughout the year. And because Guatemala doesn’t celebrate thanksgiving (obviously), it’s one of those days we really feel the separation. Here are a few things I’m thankful for: 10.