Village Wells Totonicapán

Team Wells Orientation at Casa De Fe in Antigua
Day Last/Heading Home Before we bused back to Antigua, Bob opened the last day with Mother Teresa’s quote found on the wall of her home for children in Calcutta. Bob shared that our group of stellar humans--doctors, dentists, leaders, interpreters, wheelchair builders, Red Hats, Faith In... Read More
For our last day in a village, Team Wells had a heartfelt start to the day with a devotional from Dick/translated by Fanny, musing on heaven, heaven on earth. “Our task is simply to embody heaven now. We cannot ‘get there’; we can only ‘be there’—which ironically is to ‘be here!’”—Richard Rohr... Read More
Team Wells started our morning with a devotional: Gail reading/Fanny translating a Christmas letter from an 88-year-old nun who served in Guatemala. She described life’s hardships in broad strokes. She wrote about feeling like a bird on its back holding up the sky. How important it is to be... Read More
Karen started off our morning with a devotional on calling—being mindful of who you’ve been called for whether it’s a calling from God, a calling for a patient, for another volunteer, for someone maybe you haven’t met yet. She shared Isaiah 6:8, “And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom... Read More
Janice started Team Wells’s morning with a devotional called Gratitude by Mike Perry: “Gratitude as a practice. As an intentional act. Gratitude, not as obligation but as celebration.”  A heartfelt way to point our compasses. When we pulled up at the primary school before 8:00 am, people lined... Read More
Any early morning windy bus ride from Antigua landed Team Wells in Momostenange, in the department of Totanicapán. Volunteers--locals and from the U.S.--lined up to unload the truck and the setting up took off! In about three hours volunteers worked in groups to turn classrooms into clinics:... Read More