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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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Six of Ours

For those who aren’t on Facebook I wanted to share what I posted yesterday morning: Yesterday was an unbelievable day of celebration for our family as we had the joy of participating as six of our sweet pile were baptized. Each wrote their own powerful testimony, some sharing very vulnerable things of their pre-coming home…

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Birdie’s Big Day!

Well it’s official – our little Miss Birdie Bee is 7-years-old!! Seven!! Although Birdie doesn’t really understand what a birthday is, and she is unable to say “seven” (or most words for that matter) she sure knew what I meant when I told her, “It’s going to be Birdie’s birthday and we will sing (and…

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Four Little Girls

I couldn’t help myself ….I actually love reading and writing sonnets (even if there are an extra couple of lines)…     **************   Four Little Girls   Once four little girls were completely unknown, Those who saw them back then? Well their minds now’d be blown.   See those four little girls didn’t matter…

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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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For Four Days…

For four days in January I can’t help myself.  I must get a picture of these six because of their ages for those four days. It happens on January 24th when Elijah has his birthday and ends four days later on January 28th when Isaiah has his birthday.   They are (left to right)… Jubilee (17),…

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November

November holds all things extra-specially wonderful to my heart for so many reasons… Like mouth-watering pumpkin everything yummy, gorgeous falls leaves (even if they have to be fake here in Phoenix), the anticipation of the Hallmark Christmas movies (our favs),  it’s finally considered appropriate to play Christmas music (as opposed to when I play it in…