An Unexpected Friend

In October I had the privilege of leading a precious team to love on the Gems at The Gem Foundation. The team was amazing and a joy to work with. Together we ministered and precious memories were made while lives were forever changed.   We dubbed ourselves, “Team-Own-It!” which of course, had a very hysterical story…

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Sri Lanka!!

Awww friends…. Over here in Phoenix there is a giant happy dance going on!  We’ve had worship music playing as we praise the name of our faithful, mighty God!! As many of you know, in early 2012 Dw and I officially launched a non-profit with 501c3 status to be the voice for the voiceless.  We…

Meet This Little Treasure

Today we had the privilege of going to Jjinja and  spending the day with some of the most precious treasures in the world. One was a teeny-tiny girl who reminded me so much of our Ruby-girl that I actually gasped when I saw her. Isn’t she so beautiful? Her name is Irene. I was able…

Sunday in Uganda

We’ve been without power two different days already so  again I was unable to post this last night. The GO team has had the privilege of staying at Emma’s  new home which she rented alone recently… it’s beautiful and huge and amazing and no doubt, God is getting things ready for the ministry He has…

Did Ya’ Ever?

Did ya’ ever ponder going to Africa to serve the orphans? Did you ever hear of others going and long to go as well? Did you ever wonder when it was going to be your turn to go? Did you ever dream of meeting up with some like-minded folks to snuggle and care for little…

Washed Away

As I was having my morning Confiding Time and praying for all those whose homes, businesses and cities were ravished by Hurricane Sandy, the Lord reminded me of another horrific storm.  He also reminded me that I never told you, my sweet bloggy friends, about that storm. It was April 2011 that Emma and I…

What Happens When…

two great big orphan-lovin’ families gather together? Precisely this: Yesterday as we were driving through Oklahoma we had the privilege of having lunch with some precious friends…Greg and Sara and their children.  Greg and Sara are pastors as well.   Greg and their son Louis also went to Africa on the February 2012 GO team with…