Lemonade International Blog

Category: Faith

(Extra)Ordinary Obedience

For the last three years, I have had the incredible privilege of skyping regularly with Tita Evertsz, the founder of our partner organization, Vidas Plenas. While the purpose of our calls is to make sure Lemonade’s fundraising and communication efforts align with the greatest needs of Vidas Plenas and to walk closely together in partnership, […]

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“By your words I can see where I’m going; they throw a beam of light on my dark path.” Psalm 119:105 MSG

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The life, teachings, and overflowing love of Jesus shape how we seek to do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with God and the people of La Limonada. (Photo by Silent Images)

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“Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, to share in brokenness, fear, confusion, and anguish.” Henri Nouwen (Photo by Scott Bennett)

Dona Veronica’s Life Lessons

It is impossible to be with Doña Veronica without feeling how real and tangible God is. An 80-year-old resident of La Limonada, Veronica has had a long life with both deep suffering and beautiful joy. The many wrinkles on her beautiful face each surely tell a different story. She has 15 children and now has […]

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Jesus loves you. This message accompanies every lesson, meal, and hug in the academies. You matter to us. You matter to Jesus. (Photo by Scott Bennett Photography)

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“And if you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday.” Isaiah 58:10 (Photo by Silent Images)

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“The joy of the Lord is your strength.” Nehemiah 8:10 (Photo by Silent Images)

A Wholehearted Thanksgiving

Dear Friends, Here in the United States, many of us are preparing to celebrate an annual tradition – a day set aside to remind us of the importance of being thankful. For some, this tradition is filled with a visceral feeling of joy and goodwill as arrangements are made to be present with those closest […]

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“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them.” (Matthew 19:14) (Photo by Tita Evertsz)

They Call her Mother Teresa

“Tita is the Mother Teresa of Guatemala.” Said with such passion, conviction, and awe about the founder of the ministry in La Limonada, my friend expressed what many of us have felt during a Service Learning Trip. That’s because 20 years ago Tita Evertsz walked into a place that felt “untouchable” just like Mother Teresa […]

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