Guatemala

The Threat of New Creation – Resurrection

They Have Threatened Us With Resurrection (1980)

by Julia Esquivel; translated by Ann Woehrle

 

It isn't the noise in the streets

that keeps us from resting, my friend,

nor is it the shouts of the young people

coming out drunk from the “St. Pauli,”

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Good Friday – Shouldering the Cross

Last year I was in Guatemala the weekend before Palm Sunday. The annual parade includes life size figures telling the story of Jesus. Look close and you will see an interesting image. A person shouldering the cross of Jesus. Quite the image.

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Prayers for Guatemala – Friday Photo

Soon we will make plans for our March trip to Guatemala to work with local pastors. Upon hearing of the recent earthquake I have been thinking of those young men who will serve the needs of those in their areas affected. Even if the quake were miles away, there … Continue reading

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