Hope in Our Midst

Hope in Our Midst

2020 has brought many challenges, thrown human plans out the window and made us feel a little out of place in this world. BUT, when placed under pressure, put through the fire, we are refined, and even hope can be found growing in the small crevices around us. To be...
It is Supposed to be a Team Season

It is Supposed to be a Team Season

It’s summertime and usually it would be the time of the year when we get to greet teams at the airport and spend a week, and sometimes two, working together. They get to play with the children, meet our staff, eat Salvadoran food, meet our neighbors and the families...
Double Whammies

Double Whammies

What do we do in life when we are thrown multiple whammies? Sometimes we may want to shrink back, run and hide under the covers until it all goes away. Sometimes we may want to shout out, “I can’t take any more.” Whatever our mode of operation is, it usually pops up...
Our journey with La Casa

Our journey with La Casa

Our journey with La Casa began from its inception. Dave was working at the U.S. Embassy on a two-year assignment from Sept. 2000 to Sept. 2002, and we attended Union Church in San Salvador. In our Sunday School class with Gary Powell, we heard of Tia Ana and how she...
Celebrating Godly Women

Celebrating Godly Women

“Happy Mother’s Day” was the phrase for this past Sunday. And I don’t think a one of us ever expected to celebrate Mother’s Day, nor any day, on lockdown due to COVID-19. In a time when everything is “instant,” we were all ready for this to be over even before it ever...
Choosing to See the Good

Choosing to See the Good

How are you doing? We are so use to quick fixes, instant everything, that this time is hard. We’ve all found ourselves out of our “normal” routines, managing a different way of doing life. Some days we are doing well; others, well, lets just say “not so good.” A...