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This Mother’s Day!!

Yes, today is my most favorite day of the year.  It’s the day I dreamed about since I was a wee little girl… longing to be a mom of 18.  For me being a mom is my greatest joy, my most incredible challenge and the one thing that keeps me on my knees in prayer –…

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Birdie’s Surgery

Our precious Birdie is having surgery this AM. I requested a very kind anesthesiologist who has let me carry each of the kids back into the Operating Room.  However Birdie’s surgery was supposed to be in June and has been rescheduled to today so my prayer is that he can still be the one.   Kids…

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Even Ryder the Dog Knows

Our miracle girl is at it again because of our great God’s astounding faithfulness!!  Remember medical professionals said she would never do anything because of her severe brain disease (multiloculated hydrocephalus with over 12 pockets of water that her surgeon and I can count).   Some even said that she wasn’t worth feeding (yes they actually…

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Praying Together

On Monday it was determined that today, Wednesday, would be a day of Prayer and Fasting with our friends around the world.   What a joy to pray together for specific needs.   We are also praying for the orphan, adoption, international adoption and that God would in His mercy, open countries that are closed and allow…

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This Wednesday

There are four blog posts in the works but in my heart of hearts I just can’t post any of them.  There are some circumstances that several close friends around us are facing which makes it a very difficult season deep in our souls as we watch them walk through each of them.  Bearing one…

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Assumptions

My brother Neil called this morning, as he often does, while he drives into work.  We laugh and talk about life and it’s always so good to “spend time together”.   He wondered if I remembered how the snow can come right at you as you drive cause that’s what it was doing as he drove. …