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I am enough. I have enough.

Blog post by FH blogger Allison Vesterfelt I’m still in Guatemala, and if I had to use one word to describe my time here, I would use this word: hospitality. Honestly, this is a huge value of mine. I grew up in a family who offered meals and beds to anyone who needed them, anytime, […]

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Meeting Yesika

Blog post by FH Artist Program Office Coordinator Bronwen Dunn  Imagine a moment when the world stands still and changes all at once. Today was that day. I entered a secluded village in the lush, jungle-covered mountains of Guatemala to the smell of burning wood and the sight of tiny little faces behind wired fences. […]

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FH doesn’t give charity, they give dignity

Blog post by FH blogger Darrell Vesterfelt I have had the pleasure of spending this past week with Food for the Hungry in Guatemala. I knew I loved FH before I took this trip, but I have been blown away at the way that they help grow sustainable communities. The best part about the work […]

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Jealous of a mother’s strength

Blog post by FH blogger Michelle Sarabia It’s Day Three in this beautiful country of Guatemala, and yet again, I leave a people that God has truly put on my heart. This is Margarita.  Her smile is infectious. When our eyes connected as we were first introduced by our translator, I sensed a commonality with […]

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Journey to Guatemala: Knowing Olga

Blog post by FH blogger Sarah Matheny Imagine you are 8 years old.  You live in a small village in Guatemala, in a small house, which perhaps would be better described as a hut.  It’s at the top of a very steep, very rocky hill that you travel up and down several times a day […]

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She’s ours

Blog post by FH blogger Raechel Myers “Let the whole earth be filled with His glory; Amen and Amen” (Psalm 72:19) I met Olga today. I don’t even know what to say after that. My mind and my heart are excited and exhausted, and to sum up our day into a single idea feels trite […]

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It’s more than just food

Blog post by FH blogger Allison Vesterfelt They glowed with pride as we gathered into the small room full of women and children. Light streamed in from the thatched roof. Smoke billowed to the ceiling and curled it’s way outside. We waited patiently for what was about to happen. This was a weekly meeting for […]

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Loving like God intended

Often people visit Guatemala and focus on the things that they don’t have.  Closets full of clothes. Hot showers and warm beds. An abundance of choices when it comes to what they are going to eat and drink. But I can’t stop thinking about what they do have.  These people have love. The way the […]

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Beautiful hearts

Blog post by FH blogger Michelle Sarabia This is the fourth time I have typed and deleted. The words I want to write are so many, yet there seems to be this rule that we ought not to write it all down but only in bits and pieces.  But how do you keep things to […]

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Journey to Guatemala: A chance encounter

Blog post by FH blogger Sarah Matheny A few months ago, I read the story of a woman who, by some stroke of luck (or perhaps even the hand of God) had held onto a photograph of herself in Disneyland as a child, which miraculously, in a stroller in the background, pictured her husband.  Two […]

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