Rescuing Ruby!!

What a surprise!!   We were told by the publisher that the book would be on Amazon in about 3 – 5 days. Imagine my shock when my sweet friend Shelby texted me hours after the publisher told us that, to say she had just ordered it!! WHAT??? So friends!! ¬†Finally!! Rescuing Ruby can now…

Swinging By…

Kinda’ crazy how our days can get all mixed up when we’re traveling. I was thinking today….Hmmm, It’s Monday. What should I share today? Then I looked at my laptop and saw that it’s actually Wednesday. I am still wondering who kicked Tuesday to the curb? So we’ve just returned last night from a 3,700+…

The Gem Shower!!!

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you sweet bloggy friends! The Gem Foundation Shower was such a joy! The anticipation was in the air from Gems to Nannies….the  kids loved their presents. Those who gave backpacks awhile back will be happy to know that some left from back then were used to bless these precious Gems…

love

Never a better time to find something you love. Never a better season to begin to shop. Never a better place to spend your hard earned money. Knowing that every dollar of each purchase  feeds orphans and the vulnerable street children in Uganda and India.   Yes, International Voice of the Orphan has expanded  our…

The Favor

We have been talking a ton lately here at  our Place Called Simplicity about praying specifically. It is exciting how many have begun to do it and have seen God answer in amazingly crazy ways! Well here’s a powerful story to illustrate the point – and it’s been freshly added to our Memorial Box as…

Calling All Kids!!

Well Miss Ruby has been up to the most amazing thing to date!!   I told her neurosurgeon and he excitedly remarked, “Now you just have  to get it on video and upload it!”    Well, I finally {!} got her doing it on video and I have tried multiple times  to upload it to…

We Could Use Your Help

There’s about to be a gathering together  of a sweet pile of precious gems…. and these little gems are going to be  in need of some very fun therapy tools… Mind you, this is definitely not my area of expertise,  however, being Ruby’s mommy I am learning a few terms from her therapies  and some…

Crazy Love in Action

Some days doesn’t the simple love of a child put into action just steal your heart away? Yesterday a precious letter arrived from an orphan-loving young girl named Ariana. Inside the letter was a check for $22.50. The letter said, “Dear Linny, My friend Faith and I did a face painting  fundraiser to raise money…