Tag Archives | Guatemala

Child Sponsorship Saves Girl’s Life

“Sometimes I think, ‘What if Food for the Hungry (FH) didn’t come in time? Maybe Maritza wouldn’t have lived.’ She was so small.” – Tomasa, 22-year-old mother It’s so easy to look at  a statistic, and think, “Nothing can be done about that.” When I heard that a community FH works in, Seoguis, Guatemala, had […]

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Follow the Twitter hashtag #fhbloggers and chat with the bloggers LIVE in Guatemala!

As you already know, we’re currently hosting our 3rd #FHbloggers trip! Not only will the bloggers be writing in real-time during and after the trip, but they’ll also be hosting a LIVE twitter chat tonight while they are in Guatemala. There will be local hand-crafted prizes given out every fifteen minutes for those that participate […]

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#FHbloggers share stories after their second day in Guatemala!

The FH bloggers have now been in Guatemala for a couple of days and have so much to share with us already! After a long travel day they experienced the new sights and sounds of the beautiful country of Guatemala and woke up the next day to spend time in FH communities. Here are some […]

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August FH Blogger trip and Guatemala’s beautiful fabric

On August 4, five American bloggers will arrive in Guatemala to see, hear and report first-hand about Food for the Hungry’s (FH) partnerships in the Alta Verapaz region. Learn the “who, what, when, where” of it all here. As I envision their entry into these communities, I can’t help but flash back to my own […]

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Devotional Day 17: Answer God’s Call (#fhbloggers)

And David said, “What have I done now? Was it not but a word?” - 1 Samuel 17:29 (ESV) Even four thousand years ago, little brothers proved to be irritating. That is exactly what Eliab, David’s oldest brother, would have told you. There Eliab was in the midst of the army of Israel, facing the ridicule […]

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Devotional Day 16: Taking the Sabbath (#fhbloggers)

But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God.” - Ruth 1:16 (ESV) We considered the importance of the relationship between Ruth and Naomi on […]

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Devotional Day 15: Follow By Faith (#fhbloggers)

Noah did this; he did all that God commanded him. – Genesis 6:22 (ESV) What a lot of questions Noah could have had! First of all, he could have wondered, “Why me?” Then, he could have asked, “What’s a flood?” He could have even wondered who was going to clean up after all those critters. […]

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Devotional Day 14: He’s Looking for a Few Good Men, and I’m One of Them (#fhbloggers)

And he said to him, “Please, Lord, how can I save Israel? Behold, my clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father’s house.” – Judges 6:15 (ESV) On the surface, Gideon appears to be one of the least likely superheroes in the entire Bible. The circumstances in which he found himself […]

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Devotional Day 13: God Will Be with You (#fhbloggers)

But Moses said to God, “Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?” - Exodus 3:11 (ESV) If you ever come across a burning bush that isn’t being consumed or hear an unseen voice from above that tells you that you are on holy ground, then you […]

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Devotional Day 12: Putting Others First (#fhbloggers)

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention. - Proverbs 15:18 (ESV) We live in a frustrating world. Unfortunately, that frustration can sometimes make us a little hot under the collar. As a result, we may need to seek help from God to allow us to view life and others in […]

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