Category: Personal Stories

Rosie’s Granny

In December while visiting the St. Louis Campus, I noticed a woman & a young boy sitting at a table upstairs where the Americans eat. We were there decorating the campus for the Orphanage Christmas Party. I couldn’t understand who she was or what she wanted. She motioned […]

From Morgan’s Blog…

The Mole Summer 2014 Quote Book Visit her blog This summer because we did not have many teams we spent a lot of time hanging out with the Castillo kids whether it was just at meal time, our secret project, movie night, or activity days. While we hung […]

Every Day…

We thought of you with tears today, But that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday, Every day before that too. We think of you in silence, Though the kids often speak your name. We laugh & share our memories, While hugging on your picture frame. Your […]

No Exceptions?

Our family rarely visits  amusement parks in the states because it’s a little crazy going with all of our kids. There’s nothing worse than standing in line for 30 minutes only to get to the front and see that sign that says,  “You must be 48inches tall to […]

My Kids…Your Cameras

When teams are in Haiti – we ask for their camera cards each night at dinner. Then we upload several pictures while the teams blog about their day. This is one of my favorite things to do because you get to learn all about their day just by […]

Mail From Mole…

Today I got to fellowship with one of my best friends Diane (Wedding Lady)! We got to talk about all the weddings that happened in the Mole this past week.  Oh how I wish I were able to be there! Hearing about the ministry that happened last week while […]

Family Game Night…

Tonight was family night in our house! Jose made pizza and baked a cookie cake! I promised the kids we would play games tonight and of course no one could agree on one – so we played 2. The twins wanted to play the Spiderman Memory Game. Can […]

Happy 4th of July!

Tonight we celebrated the 4th of July for the first time in our home! (Well outside the home 🙂 ). Jose did everything he could to make today a memorable day…. and it was!  We decided to have a cookout in our front yard. We normally do bonfires […]