2 results for month: 01/2018


Grace From the Outside

This year during the month of January we had the second consecutive visit from White Whale Tattoo from Cincinnati. We have been building this relationship for quite a while as Jeremiah Griswold, the owner of White Whale, and me (Joel Aguilar) have been friends for almost ten years. On this occasion Jeremiah and the White Whale artists became a glimpse of grace not only for me, but also for CMT Guatemala. Before I tell you how they showed us grace, let me give you a little bit of context. CMT Guatemala went through a really hard financial crisis last year, and that created the need to innovate and think differently about the way we engage our city. We ...

Nurturing Joint Initiatives: “Sembrando Arte”

No easy thing is to mobilize people, no doubt about it. What has been a tough challenge to engage leaders of faith and good will is turning into a marvelous opportunity to become family, friends who trust each other and are willing to benefit their community. There is no coincidence that the picture that shares the idea above is a little bit hard to see. To understand it completely, one need to carefully take the time to see, listen carefully and try to recognize faces, expressions, who is who, etc., in order to enjoy (as we did) the kind of fun time we experienced this last Sunday when we met to celebrate (belated) the born of Jesus and the ...