Posts made in July, 2014

Reflexiones de Moises; Guatemala 2014, Blog Four, NOT Water

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Reflexiones de Moises; Guatemala 2014, Blog Four, NOT Water

When Agua Viva arrives in our targeted communities to share “water”, we often discover other needs that are as great or greater than “pure drinking water”. We call this “Not Water”. For example, it is hard to provide clean drinking water in a community if they don’t even have a bathroom in the community. So, in Ecuador, Agua Viva found itself building bathrooms IN ADDITION TO providing a water purification system. Another such instance of “NOT water” came two years ago. One of our operators in Las Cruces, Franklin, told one of our Agua Viva Volunteers, his heart felt dream of owning and...

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Reflexiones de Moises; Guatemala 2014, Blog Three, Huerto de Getsemani

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Reflexiones de Moises; Guatemala 2014, Blog Three, Huerto de Getsemani

When we arrive at our Water Sites, it is a wonderful feeling to be welcomed by all of our friends and “families” whose lives have been touched by Agua Viva. I am always amazed at how many people we know and how excited they are to see us. One of the most touching moments for me, was the wonderful Church Service we attended at Huerto de Getsamani. After nearly 2-1/2 hours of worship (REAL worship), Pastor Calderon asked the entire congregation to wave and say thank you to Agua Viva for bringing Pure and Living Water to his community. The Church was packed. We sang songs and worshiped God in a...

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