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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…

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A Glimpse…

These last few weeks our family has been talking, as we entered 2018, about 2017 and all that it entailed.  It was quite a year on so many fronts!  There were difficult days (actually some really difficult days) but our faithful God, who has never failed us in the past, remained astoundingly faithful throughout all…

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Ruby’s Little Secret!

Having never had a medically fragile little one, we had no idea what to expect when we brought our little Ruby home.  We just knew that God had orchestrated her adoption out of the blue, her life mattered and we were confidant that we needed her just as much as she needed us! Getting her…