Happy Easter 2015!

HAPPY  EASTER! This morning’s sunrise service started at 6am! It was still dark outside…guess that’s why it’s called a SUNRISE service!!  I’m so proud of my kids for waking up at 5am to get ready for church! It was definitely a stretch for me. I’m not really a […]

The Dollar Club Update 2…

What a great day to be a Castillo Kid!! 😀 It’s been a few weeks since we’ve been able to check the mail and we got 68 cards this weekend!! WAHOO!!! I love watching the excitement of the kids when they see that many people were thinking about […]

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 […]

Flour, Oil, & Antibiotics

Flour, Oil, & Antibiotics BY CASTILLO ON MARCH 6, 2015 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) While my faith in God is great, at times I feel like the skeptic widow when Elijah told her to make him some pancakes (or something like that) from 1 Kings 17. […]

The Dollar Club Update 1…

We just got our first set of letters in the Mole this week! The kids were SO excited!! They each got two cards & one addressed to all of them! We’re still looking for the perfect place to hang them in the orphanage. They now have $24.00 to […]

Join The Dollar Club!

Join the Dollar Club! A few days ago my kids opened up a special card from a very special lady. To their pleasant surprise – each card had a dollar in it. I love that my children are very mission-minded. They know that we are struggling to find sponsors […]

Surely We Can Change….Something

The kids and I have been looking through photos from our past five years…there’s over 50,000 pictures and even when you select sort by date – it doesn’t work!! Makes for an interesting slide show as we flip through them all! As you know when teams come to […]