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Maria and her molar of faith

June 10, 2016

I first met Maria through a Bible study that we started for six Catholic women who wanted to learn more about the Bible.  Maria and her husband have two boys and a little girl. Maria was in the beginning very quiet and didn’t share much about what we were studying from the Bible but now […]

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Is safe affordable housing a basic human right

April 22, 2016

To those of us living in the northern hemisphere with access to credit, this might come across as quite socialistic Is this not a capitalistic idea worth pursuing?  However to those who live in Central America in the poorest countries of this area, housing becomes a large concern. To us at SOR Mission, we believe […]

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The Power of God to change a person’s life

February 19, 2016

She told me that before getting pregnant she was addicted to drugs. Before being remitted to the hospital she was in a recovery place in Alajuela receiving therapy and training. “I know that the therapy was good for me, she said, but now I know that God is the only one that can really help […]

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A New Year brings New Beginnings

January 6, 2016

Why are we sometimes so attached to the routines that we’ve developed in our lives over the years.  Some routines  are good no doubt as I don’t really want to have to think each morning what pant leg I should insert my foot into first.  Nor do I want to ponder for a long time […]

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CLICK FOR ST. NICK

December 16, 2015

We’re once again near Christmas when our thoughts are focused on trees, gifts and fitting in all the above into our already packed schedule that we have. The Bible tells us to “Be still and know that God exists” well beyond the physical with parties, holidays, family, children and all the associated stress that accompanies […]

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So what is this thing called Grace ~ Entonces, ¿qué es esta cosa llamada la gracia de Dios?

September 13, 2015

These past months in working in our ministry and  following God’s simple plan in “Seeking Justice, Loving Mercy and Walking humbly before God” I have been amazed in the amount of God’s grace being shown to me. The Bible says that when we share with others our own needs will be met and in sharing […]

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So what is Truth

July 13, 2015

In Latin America one hears the expression “que mentira“ very often which means in English “that’s a lie”  We as a mission are called to bring truth to the people we serve in Central America.  Do people today really want truth and not lies?  Continue reading to find the answer!  We have another expression in […]

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~What can we learn from 5 de Mayo? ~ Other than eating some delicious Mexican food today?

May 5, 2015

On May 5th 1862 the Mexican Army attacked an advancing French force in a town called Puebla, Mexico and even though they were greatly outnumbered and were taking on a well trained French Army of superior strength they were still able to win the battle. The year before, France, England and Spain had formed a […]

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So What is Gallo Pinto? 그래서 갈로 핀토는 무엇입니까? Então, qual é Gallo Pinto?

January 29, 2015

Gallo Pinto, or simply “Pinto,” as we call it is a traditional dish of Costa Rican and Nicaraguan kitchens. It’s considered the national dish in both countries and having lived in both, both countries insist it came from their side of the river San Juan. Though many variations exist, the dish at its most basic […]

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God’s Kingdom is made up of ones like this

November 22, 2014

Recently in a phone conversation with some friends of SOR Mission I was told that their son recently told them that he wanted to take some of his Christmas money and buy a basket of food for the poor for our Click for St. Nick program that we run each year.  As I was told […]

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