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 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…

It’s the Little Things…

How often do we stop to be thankful for a crayon? For little ones who have nothing, there is an inexplicable joy that overtakes  when given a simple crayon and piece of construction paper. At today at the feeding program we brought pipe cleaners, beads, crayons, paper, and face painting – truly, it’s the little…

Have We Gone Mad?

Know this: What I am about to share is not for the faint of heart, nor is it intended to offend in any way,  but merely my very own   personal thoughts,  challenges  and feelings.   One day Dw and I were out and about driving  the streets of Phoenix for our weekly ‘date’.   Since…