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Look at Her Now!!

In spite of all that medical professionals declared over our Ruby-girl this sweet chica of ours is thriving, spunky as ever and now one year older!!   Back when we were bringing her home I wasn’t even sure if she would live through the flights…and here she is on Father’s Day  – celebrating her 9th birthday!! She…

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It Could Have Turned Out…

We all love to hear of God working in ordinary people’s lives – it builds our faith and energizes us, doesn’t it?  Whether He is providing, protecting, directing, healing or surprising us – each circumstance reminds us that He is always at work around us.  Always.   No matter where we are, no matter what has…

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The Extraordinary

After sharing my heart about being completely blindsided by life I have to tell you what God did in the midst of our heartache.  But first…. In 2017 I published my second book,  The Memorial Box.  Those who have been hanging around our Place Called Simplicity are very familiar with our Memorial Box since I’ve shared…

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Ruby’s Miraculous Escape!

A few weeks ago I promised to share Ruby’s most miraculous accomplishment (forgive my tardiness!).  Autumn’s situation and with my little grands here who I am helping to care for, myriads of medical testing, many doctor appointments my already wild life has been revved up a bit more. It’s Monday and honestly sometimes our weeks…

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Even Ryder the Dog Knows

Our miracle girl is at it again because of our great God’s astounding faithfulness!!  Remember medical professionals said she would never do anything because of her severe brain disease (multiloculated hydrocephalus with over 12 pockets of water that her surgeon and I can count).   Some even said that she wasn’t worth feeding (yes they actually…