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Rosa Tzai Story

A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows,     is God in his holy dwelling. God sets the lonely in families,     he leads out the prisoners with singing;     but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land. (Psalms 68:5-6) I have four children and my husband is an alcoholic. Because of his desire for alcohol there…

Isabel’s Story

When Isabel was born her parents were very happy as she was their first child. After Isabel was born as the years went by she became very sick and grew very little. At that time it was apparent that Isabel was a special needs child. Regardless of this her parents gave her much love. Her mom and dad…

Carlos Story

“God is Love…” (1 John 4:7) When Carlos was first born his parents were very happy, but not for long. Family and neighbors who came to visit  kept telling his parents Carlos was a special child and that he wasn’t normal. The birth mother immediately wanted to  give Carlos away but his dad was hesitant…

Isabela’s Story (as told by her mom Micaela)

 “Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things, love never fails…” (1 Corinthians 13:7-8 NASB) Isabela’s mom Micaela got married at the age of 16. It turned out she became the wife of a very violent alcoholic man. (Many of our young women grow up in such grinding poverty, the…

Our New Meeting Space

Earlier this month, we celebrated the opening of the new missions office and greatly expanded meeting space above the home of Mercedes. Our hearts overflow with gratitude to God for La Casa de La Paz now having a place it can truly call home. Our much needed new meeting place has tripled (80-90) the number…

Getting Vision Help with Mission Guatemala

Over a hundred ladies were given the opportunity to have preliminary eye exams at our new facility. Only a tiny number of our ladies have ever been to a doctor at all, much less have an eye exam. We are most thankful for the kind assistance of UMC, Mission Guatemala (remember Tom Heaton?) and optometrist…

Ortencia Shares Her Life Story

“You have prepared a table before me in the presence of my enemies, You have anointed my head with oil, My cup overflows Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me All the days of my life And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.  Amen”              …

La Casa de La Paz – June Update from Neil

In returning to the states in April all I could think of was to send a thank you for all the wonderful fellowship and blessings I experienced in my month-long visit, both with old and new friends. Thanks for all your encouraging conversations, both in scheduled times and in chance encounters over cups of coffee…

Norma’s Story

  “We Love because he first loved us” (1 John 4:19) Norma’s story was told to Mercedes and Gloria by Norma in Spanish and then translated into English for this newsletter. Mercedes met Norma at the market five years ago. At that time Norma was married to an alcoholic, had a newly adopted baby, and…

La Casa de La Paz – March Update

I wanted to share some new developments with you about La Casa de La Paz. In November of 2017 we officially became a 501c3 registered in the United States. Thank you to my friend, Marilyn Hartman, who worked for more than a year to make this happen and to the people who are now part…