Mindy: As I woke up this morning and was reflecting on the past week, my heart is full of gratitude and the sweet and gentle love of Jesus. What a blessing it has been to spend the week touching the hearts of the people of Guatemala and also getting to know new friends from
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Today we began a new project in the mountains of Patizcia. As we traveled to our destination, the landscape began to open. Often when traveling through the city streets, your view is obscured by the walls and gates of the city. As we drove further the hills and countryside revealed themselves. The beauty of
Kelly: The team went to the house we have been working on the first thing in the morning. Fernando’s family had taken down part of the old house prior to our arrival. This really opened up the space and we could see the bigger picture for the overall project. The team broke off into
James and Itylee The entire team arrived early and worked together this morning to make a large dent in the completion of the house building project. Much progress was made working as a team. We still took our coca and snack break, which is Fernando’s way of reminding us to see the larger picture
Carlie Hola, from Guatemala! Feliz Miercoles! (Happy Wednesday). Today was a gift. The opportunity to serve presents itself in so many forms. It can be found in medial task like washing carrots, stacking cinder blocks, or even stirring cement. Relationships with people and with God grow with every chop of a knife and every
Dawn: We woke up to bedrooms which had cooled off overnight from a nice breeze and the help of some very loud fans. Then we discovered a rooftop balcony with views of the 4 volcanos around us; Pacaya, Agua, Fuego, Acatenango. The air was thick with moisture, and the mountains were visible as though
The last day of Truth Centered Transformation training for our sponsored families and the leadership of the Paulette and Tru de Nord churches is in the books. The topics of the day were the churches role in making known the wisdom of God and performing acts of love in the community. Eli and Jenny
Our post isn’t as exciting as others. We mostly just held adorable babies all day. Today the children learned about the Armor of God. We talked about the Belt of Truth, Breastplate of Righteousness, Helmet of Salvation, Shield of Faith, Sword of the Spirit, and the Boots of Peace. The children also had fun
Today is Valentine’s Day…back at home and here in Haiti. Our day was not filled with candy, flowers, and all the hallmark versions of how we normally spend celebrating Valentine’s day but rather it was a day truly filled with an authentic experience of love. Today was our second full day in Haiti. Of
Building Bridges Today was a day about building bridges. This was the first day to meet our Haitian families. At the beginning, there were some awkward moments and fear of the unknown. Fortunately, one of our team members lead the way and broke the ice between cultures with her gift of humor and boldness.