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Johnny’s Surgery

Johnny-boy’s “shortened ” surgery yesterday was supposed to take four hours but instead took six hours. This surgery was performed in an attempt to have his feet stay in a secure position so he can “walk” more smoothly (with assistance). The surgeon broke both his feet in multiple places to put cadaver bone in all…

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How Did We “Luck Out”??

Over the years many people have commented on how we seem to have “lucked out” and brought home the most amazing kids.  Although I’ve heard it more times than I could ever count, it still takes me by surprise!  Why am I surprised?  Because although I’m no expert and folks could call me crazy –…

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No Doubt, They Had No Idea!!

As an orphan waits for a family, no one in their world (the workers, directors, etc. of the orphanage) would ever guess or even begin to imagine what our faithful God would have planned for their future when a family comes for them!  The orphan knows first hand hopelessness, despair, the long lonely days and…

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It’s That Time Again…

Although many of you don’t homeschool, you might wonder what it looks like.  And for those of you who do, three cheers for staying at it! With our second week of school in full swing I thought it would be a good idea to cheer on my other mama-friends out there who spend their days…

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Johnny Says It Was 50/50

A few months back our Johnny-boy told me he dreamed of becoming a chef.  Although he sits at the table and helps with chopping vegetables, measuring food for baking and stirring ingredients he’s still been hankering to work at the stove.  I totally confess that because Johnny falls fairly often the thought of him working…