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Jubilee’s Home

Thank you so much friends for all the prayers for Jubilee. Taking her into the O.R. was much worse than I had anticipated. She rarely cries, but crocodile-size tears ran down her cheeks as she pleaded with me, “Mom.  No, mom. Why??” She’s so brave.  Seriously.  So brave.  Even in her questioning, she didn’t fight…

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Jubilee

We’re down at Children’s and this sweet chica is heading into the OR in a few minutes. I think this is the most difficult part of being a mom of many with medical needs.  It’s just so hard.  I’m thankful for God’s grace, but it doesn’t mean it’s fun or easy. Because of Jubilee’s needs,…

“Farm” Stories

A year or so ago I wrote about our unexpected  “harvest” from our own backyard  and the dates are growing nicely this year as well! So excited!   As I mentioned in that post,  we embrace our new city lives,  but every now and then we talk about the joy-filled days  of chickens, roosters, goats, barn cats,…

Jubilee Can Hear {Finally!}

Joy of joys! Jubilee can finally{!} hear! We praise the name of the Lord that He gave man the idea for bone induction  hearing… and wisdom for the technology behind it… because now our precious girl can hear. Jubilee waited 12 years  and  her smile says it all. She was so excited she could hardly…

Even Though Oceans Apart

Our Emma has been gone now for almost a full year. And even though she is oceans apart, she is always very near to our hearts… We are so grateful for the ability to Skype  on a semi-regular basis {when she has power}. I can’t imagine how missionary families did it not-so-long ago. Recently Emmy…

Jubilee’s Good News

I love how some of you have an extra special spot  in your hearts for  one or another of our treasures. This post is for all the  “Jubilee Fan Club”  groupies. haha.   Jubilee definitely has a difficult time  understanding many abstract concepts {like a club of groupies who adore her}  but if she did, …