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Headin’ Next – Louisiana and Texas

Two last stops coming up for this trip before we head back to Phoenix! Sunday, August 20th at 10:30 am Cornerstone Church 166 Cornerstone Drive Vidalia, Louisiana  71373 Pastors Danny and Calley Reed are welcoming us and I will finally get to hug my longtime friend Calley’s neck!!  She’s one of my favorite LLR girls!…

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Special Needs Beware!

Our family was seated at the very back of the enormous dining room in the Drury Hotel in Greenville, South Carolina at about 8:15am this morning eating our breakfast. I was feeding Ruby, our beautiful non-verbal 7-year-old African princess who also happens to be a quadriplegic in a wheelchair. Part way through breakfast we found…

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I Need You Guys

Oh friends.  I need you guys so I am coming humbly asking for your help. There is a beautiful little baby girl in Uganda who is very, very, very sick.  She has a bleed in the brain and the missionary doctors who performed our Ruby’s first surgery have said her bleed is inoperable.  Which means,…

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So How is He *Really* Doing?

Adopting an aging out son can sound pretty terrifying to most.  Of course, adopting a child in a wheelchair probably sounds equally scary!   We are grateful for the privilege of sharing the story of our son in hopes that others will see that although teenagers and wheelchairs aren’t without their own unique challenges, we…

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Birdie’s First Word

It’s such a monumental event when a little one starts talking…we all wait with great anticipation for that very first really word!  I remember waiting for one of ours to start and wondering, ‘Would it be dad or mom or the name of an older sibling?’  But to our surprise that little one’s first word…