Category: Personal Stories

Happy Birthday to Rosie….

Okay – so Rosie’s birthday is really in January!! What can I say?? It’s been a busy year. Today we had a TEA PARTY with Rosie’s sisters and 5 of her school friends. Now I had told the teacher at her school that this was a party for […]

CASTILLO SUMMER NEWSLETTER

Several have emailed about the govt. building. Everything is on hold until the June meeting. So we won’t have anything new to report until then. They’re preparing their case as we prepare ours. So just keep us all in your prayers. We have also just posted our family […]

Malaya Dancing

After a stressful day, there’s nothing like watching your little girl dancing and twirling around! It certainly can ┬áturn that frown upside down! Take a look at this funny little girl! This was when we were at Disney World a few months ago with our friends Monica, Jason, […]

Cell Phone Vs Bible

CELL PHONE vs. BIBLE I wonder what would happen if we treated our Bible like we treat our cell phones? What if we carried it around in our purses or pockets? What if we flipped through it several times a day? What if we turned back to go […]

Movie Night

Every Friday night for the past two years, Jose and I have shown movies across the street off the church wall. It’s almost like a drive-in only no cars! Kids and their parents bring chairs and blankets and sit in the church courtyard. When it’s a really good […]

Peace In The Midst of Unrest

Is it possible to have peace in the midst of such unrest? We woke up yesterday and over 120 employees gathered on the courtyard and circled up in prayer. I told them about what the Americans were doing for them…praying and fasting. Many of them told me that […]

The Burden

It’s been an emotional few days…I find myelf mentally exhausted – but more burdened than anything. I can’t seem to stop the tears from falling. We had this beautiful prayer circle at the compound and there was almost an immediate peace that took place. While that burden was […]