Día de Los Muertos

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead or All Souls Day) On November 1 & 2, there will be an explosion of color, sugar candy skulls, and “Day of the Bread” bread for sale everywhere! Street parades, parties, singing, dancing, and costumes and makeup make these days so fun. The cemeteries are overrun with flower-sellingContinue reading Día de Los Muertos

Who Are They Praying to?

A few weeks ago, I (Phil) came across this shrine to the “lady of the holy death,” and a prayer written to her (in the background). He took this photo of it. I translated it and here’s what the prayer said: “Oh lady holy death, with your infinite power make yourself present and bring peaceContinue reading Who Are They Praying to?

Conquer Evil

“Do not be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.” (Romans 12:21 HCSB) It appears as if evil is out of control in our world today.  We hear and see more and more of it, and it seems as if we and people around the world have succumbed to it, accepting it as ifContinue reading Conquer Evil