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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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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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And Then It Won an EMMY

Last December I think I mentioned that our family was asked to participate in an interview with the KTVK-3 news station here in Phoenix regarding our church‘s over-the-top, incredibly wonderful special needs ministry – In His Image.  We were thrilled at this privilege and had a emotional time sharing what the ministry means to our…

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Birdie’s Gift

In celebration of National Down Syndrome Awareness month, we share a bit about our own Down Syndrome gift – Miss Birdie. ****** Once upon a time, our little Birdie was being knit together in her mother’s womb.  By God’s great knowledge, love and mercy, as the miracle of life unfolded our sweet little baby girl…