Monthly Archives: November 2012

Guatemala: Spiritual Earthquakes

Our mission team, the Guatemalan coordinator, the Guatemalan pastor, and an interpreter are all gathered in the church in Guatemala City. Carlo the digital tune master has cool sounds wafting in the background.  Someone supplied us with instant coffee and … Continue reading

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Guatemala: Size Does Matter

The Guatemalan sun hammers the corrugated tin roof over our heads.  Joe and I and local helpers sweat inside the cinderblock building. We’re digging our way through a mountain of black garbage bags filled with clothes people from the U.S.A. … Continue reading

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Guatemala: The Hell of All Diseases

“The painkiller isn’t working. We need painkiller in the dental clinic.” It’s our first day at the medical mission in Tierra Linda, Guatemala. The request for painkiller reminds me of a factoid a friend told me a few weeks ago: … Continue reading

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Guatemala: Plank in My Eye

Before leaving America, the team doctor told us that each one of us would have a moment in Guatemala when we’d know why we were on this medical mission. I’m non-medical, so I figured I’d have my “moment” while entertaining … Continue reading

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