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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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Even Ryder the Dog Knows

Our miracle girl is at it again because of our great God’s astounding faithfulness!!  Remember medical professionals said she would never do anything because of her severe brain disease (multiloculated hydrocephalus with over 12 pockets of water that her surgeon and I can count).   Some even said that she wasn’t worth feeding (yes they actually…

That Fuzzy Stuff

If you’ve stopped by our Place more than a few times you’ve come to understand that one of my most favorite things to talk about is not only how much God loves to hear our concerns but how much more He loves to answer them and just how faithful He always is! For years I…

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A Glimpse…

These last few weeks our family has been talking, as we entered 2018, about 2017 and all that it entailed.  It was quite a year on so many fronts!  There were difficult days (actually some really difficult days) but our faithful God, who has never failed us in the past, remained astoundingly faithful throughout all…

Our Christmas Miracle

Over the last few days, as I was praying about writing today, I knew I had to share something very personal because is so fresh and so powerful.  Also I am certain that we are not alone in what we walk through.  No doubt, many of you are walking through very similar situations. As we…

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One Holy and Very Humbling Moment

Almost 18 years ago I found myself leaning against Emma and Liberty’s bedroom wall listening to Emma’s most sincere and innocent night time prayer.  Her little voice prayed totally out of the blue, “Please let me be the one you pick to go to Africa to take care of the orphans…..” In fact I opened…

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What a Difference!!

A year ago today was Leap Year and Liberty and I were in China. It was one of the fourteen most monumental days in our lives as a short little princess walked (okay, so it was against her will) into our lives. Thinking back to China I cannot help but smile and rejoice at all…