Another Team, Another Blessing

This week Missy and I are “recovering” from hosting another team.  It seems it went a bit smoother this time;  I hope it continues to become easier.  This isn’t meant to sound like complaining, rather to explain that we are still in the process of learning.  It was nice to have everyone stay with us […]

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The Smell of War

Those of you who have been on a true physical battleground probably had an instantaneous memory flash back when you read the title of this post.  Maybe some of you who have experienced a shooting range might have an inclination (no offense, but it’s not the same).  Either way, the fact that there is a […]

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Hitting the Ground Running!

Just a week after language school, we are already hosting our first team!  Does it sound as crazy to you as it does to us?  Some of you know we have been preparing for this (it’s not a surprise to us, but still mindboggling).  Servants, Inc. is sending down a team of 8 to Serve […]

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Give me a break!!!

I don’t know about you but every time I hear this phrase I can’t help but think of the song from the Kit Kat candy bar commercials “give me a break, give me a break, break me off a piece of that Kit Kat bar.”  Well if it wasn’t in your head before it is […]

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want But…..Sometimes You Get What You Neeeeeed!!

I love how God gives us exactly WHAT we need, WHEN we need it, even if WE don’t KNOW what we need!  That’s exactly what happened to me this past weekend.  As you know from my last post I’ve been struggling recently with the effects of Culture Shock.  Thankfully, by the end of last week […]

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A day for the embajada y banco (embassy and bank)!!

We’d like to thank you all for your prayers about us getting our passports validated and our Guatemalan bank account set up.  We were FINALLY able to accomplish both of these things on Thursday.  Praise the Lord!! As I wrote in my previous post we needed to have our passports validated before we could set […]

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A New Kind of Job

As I sat down in the familiar barber’s chair and looked around at Marine Corps memorabilia I heard a welcoming question from a voice I haven’t heard in quite sometime, “done for the day?” I thought for a second as I have tried to make sure I honestly answer casual questions instead of reactively giving […]

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