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Convivio – Thanksgiving at La Casa de La Paz

At the end of every year all the woman and children from our different communities gather together here in Panajachel for something called in Spanish a Convivio or “celebrating our lives together.” In concept it’s the same thing as our Thanksgiving except a Convivio can be held any time and for any reason. Our Convivio…

Arise and Shine – The Story of Marcela

“Arise and Shine” “For your light has come and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you For Behold darkness will cover the earth and deep darkness the peoples But the Lord will rise upon you And His Glory will appear upon you … Then you will see and be radiant, And your heart…

Stories of Mercedes

Mercedes is our co-worker and friend.  She has been with La Casa de La Paz from almost its very beginning when we were but a mustard seed, long before we had a name or realized the magnitude of what we were doing. In getting to know her over the years I’ve come to call her…

Kaitana Speaks

“In quietness and confidence is your strength.” (Isaiah 30:15) Going back to our early days of 2012, Kaitana and her sister Mary are some of our earliest members of La Casa de La Paz. Both sisters are warm and friendly neither is shy or withdrawn and rarely if ever do they miss a meeting. Yet…

Ventura Gets a Wheelchair

Ventura Gets a Wheelchair Ventura Nimacachi, aged 56, never married or had any children. As a child she helped her mother who suffered with health problems until she passed away last year. Ventura suffers from severe malnutrition and presently is no longer able to walk because her bones are so brittle. We appreciate your prayer…

Celestina Dreams

“When the Lord brought back the captive ones to Zion We were like those who dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter And our tongues with joyful shouting … The Lord has done great things for us; We are glad” Psalm 126:1-4 As Solomon’s Porch has been building Celestina’s new home these last months…

Out of Convivio 2017 – Three Life Stories

The Testimony of Leticia Saguin Lopez – 36 years old My name is Leticia and my husband is an alcoholic. He hasn’t worked in a long time and is very violent with me and the children. When he does go out it is to beg for money so he can keep on drinking, this is all…