Category Archives: Guatemala

Guatemala XI: Heavy Burdens

Are you carrying a heavy burden? We are not meant to bear our burdens alone. Jesus invites us to come to him when we are heavy-laden and he will give us rest. His yoke is easy and his burden is … Continue reading

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Guatemala X: Keep On Keeping On

The Lord wants us to be strong and courageous in the face of adversity, not because of ourselves, but because of his presence and power within us. With God, all things are possible. We need to keep on keeping on … Continue reading

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Guatemala IX: Little Faithful Decisions

My favourite coffee mug in Guatemala is this one that speaks, not of big decisions, but little ones. We need to make the big decisions, yet if we don’t make the little decisions faithfully, our big decisions will suffer. They … Continue reading

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Guatemala VIII: Resurrection Challenge

Edgar shared a story with me. Many Guatemalan families struggle with difficult father situations. Many fathers are absent or alcoholic or abusive, and so to have a father who is supportive and dedicated in Guatemala is a blessing. Heck, it’s … Continue reading

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Guatemala VII: Kinship With the Least of These

Jesus didn’t look down on the homeless. He invited them in. It was a matter of kinship. Jesus goes beyond the handout to the invitation, the looking after, and the visitation. Jesus knows what it is like to be homeless. … Continue reading

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Guatemala VII: Personal Sacrifice

Next door to my friend’s mud house with the corrugated tin roof is a large brick home with plastered walls and decorated ceilings. Her father is preparing this home for the family through his incredible sacrifice. This made me think … Continue reading

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Guatemala VI: Teach Me To Pray

As I listened to a Guatemalan sister pray in Spanish, I was humbled. I didn’t understand her words, yet I knew what she prayed for. Everything. She prayed for each person there, their families, the homeless, her nation, and God’s … Continue reading

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