Happy Anniversary

Happy 60th anniversary to my maternal grandparents, Pops and Maw-Maw!  For sixty years they have demonstrated the true meaning of love and commitment.  They have shown what it means to selflessly serve each other.  The have honored their vows to each other and God.  They didn’t have a glamorous wedding, but they have a beautiful marriage.  He … More Happy Anniversary

July 26th!

My girls were in heaven last night as “Poppy” arrived at our house!  He brought the Legos that we had to leave in Alabama so it was like Christmas in July.  When we got home from langauge school the girls immediately started telling us all about the food Poppy brought with him (Ravioli and Corned Beef … More July 26th!

July 24th

“May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.”   Galations 6:14 I could provide you with a list of reasons of why I am so hesistant about using a blog to keep people informed about our ministry … More July 24th

July 21st

Spanish School! There have been several people who have made the comment, “Deidra I thought you could speak Spanish?”  Well if you compare me to Tim Knighten and Bernard Suthoff than I am fluent!  However, taking a few classes in high school and college only teaches you how to survive on a short-term trip!  People … More July 21st

July 19th

Random Observation and Reflections: It has been one month since we have officially moved to Guatemala, and we have reflected on some of the things we are discovering or being reminded of while living here. No one is in a hurry!  There is no such thing as a “fast” when it comes to a grocery … More July 19th

July 17th

We have spent the past two summers in Guatemala and this has always been about the time I start to look forward to seeing my church family again!  We have attended Grace Community Church at the feeding center this summer where the music and preaching is in Spanish, no Sunday school, and no nursery!  (No, … More July 17th

July 14th

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.  Jeremiah 29:11 Continued from Wednesday: Is the feeding center making a difference?  Three and half years ago Lazaro found a small boy working in the El … More July 14th

July 12th

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.  Jeremiah 29:11 Last summer Mr. David Bosarge came on a typical mission trip to serve and spend time with Sergio, his sponsored child from the feeding … More July 12th

July 10th

The spaghetti lunch for the kids at My Special Treasure School was a success.  It was their first time to eat spaghetti with cheese and a banana with peanut butter.  Every child had to be taught how to eat the banana with peanut butter!  I have enough Lisa Turrentine in me to know that I … More July 10th