We Could Use Some Prayer

Well friends, our family could use some prayer. Dw has been battling something for about 10 days…it started slow and we thought it was probably his seasonal allergies. We were already practicing social distancing because of CV19. Truly, when you have medically fragile kids and an immune-compromised family you know that social distancing is what…

Our Response to Coronavirus

For those who have been stopping by for any length of time, you know how strongly I feel that God’s heart is for us, He moves when His people collectively pray, and if possible, when people fast together.  Here’s a post about fasting, in case you are interested.  And if you aren’t convinced that God moves…

Dancing This Leap Year

Leap Year Day is quite a day of celebration in our home…it was four years ago on Leap Year that I met our precious Birdie in China.  Remembering that day, her facial expression was one of complete emptiness, her hollow eyes revealing deep sorrow. She painstakingly walked toward me when pushed by the woman accompanying…

Jubilee’s Day (in Court)

Ten years ago, when we were bringing our sweet Jubilee home we knew she would likely be our first lifer….meaning we would get to keep her forever.  Of course we didn’t make the decision lightly.  We knew what it would mean, yet, with so many orphans waiting for homes how could we pretend we hadn’t…

They Need Us

This morning our dear friends, Pastor Danny and Calley Reed (and their nine children) lost their home and belongings to a horrific fire. Their home was built in the 1800s and they had been diligently working restoring it, little by little.  What a tragic loss. Dw, the kids and I were there 2.5 years ago…

WAY MAKER

Two weeks ago Dw drove to another city with two of our sons on a very important mission. It’s a long story and as they left that city they thought the mission had been accomplished. Imagine our surprise when five days later we received a letter that the mission had been rejected and it was…