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Heroes

It’s a sobering day as we pray for the families of those murdered or injured yesterday as well as those heroes who responded in New York City.  I saw the cell phone footage of the Special Needs school bus that was intentionally hit by the terrorist and gasped as my eyes filled with tears!  The…

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A Hero’s Family Today

Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.  Galatians 6:2 We can’t ignore the fact that in homes around our land today many are remembering someone taken from them too soon – their loved one who gave the ultimate sacrifice by laying down their life for our nation!! Whether the loss was…

Heroes

Ordinary people living extraordinarily selfless lives, dedicated to preserving our freedom, and willing to give their lives to do so, if necessary. Thank you to every man and woman who has ever served  our great nation and  highest honor and tearful thanks to our family’s hero  pictured below. Though we have no idea what you, precious…

They’re Down

With praises on my lips and my heart full of thankfulness, I went out front today and untied the yellow ribbons  that were wrapped around our palm trees. Do you remember I put them up here to symbolically remind our friends, family and neighbors that we are one of the families that waits for our hero?…

He Saw Her

Every now and then something happens that causes me to stop in my tracks.  Perhaps a random act of kindness, a simple gesture that was so unexpected and sometimes it’s just an unsolicited smile. Do you know what I mean? In fact, sometimes when these simple acts  are completely unexpected,  the mere show of unprompted…

Esther’s Mom

A couple of years ago I met a new friend through the blog world. Her name: Jenny Groothuis Jenny had watched the video I had posted advocating for a home for  sweet Esther {do you remember Esther? Many of you prayed for a family for Esther!} and Jenny and her husband Brad wanted Esther to…