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You Know You Want To…

I’m super excited to announce an upcoming mission trip to Uganda!!  I will be leading the team and it has been planned specifically shorter than most to accommodate moms!!  I would love you to join me!!  The flight prices are dropping like flies and are cheaper than they’ve been for a long while…and truthfully I’m…

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A Voice from Cabin #2

One day while preparing to head to Africa for a visit with Emma she mentioned, “Mom, we’ve wanted to take you on a safari, but you’ve never let us.  This time we won’t be taking ‘no’ for an answer. You are going! So plan on it!”  It made me smile. It’s true, I’ve been to…

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One Holy and Very Humbling Moment

Almost 18 years ago I found myself leaning against Emma and Liberty’s bedroom wall listening to Emma’s most sincere and innocent night time prayer.  Her little voice prayed totally out of the blue, “Please let me be the one you pick to go to Africa to take care of the orphans…..” In fact I opened…

My Divine Encounter

As Dw prayed with me that day, asking the Lord to place divine connections in my path, I knew that he was on to something!  This was going to be a trip like none other! My first flight went from Phoenix to Chicago with a three hour layover.  I had not flown through Chicago in…

My Last Known Fear

As I had prayed about leading the GO Team I knew the Lord had whispered that I needed to head there early, ahead of the team.   That sounded like a great idea, except for one thing.   My heart squirmed as He whispered the “early” part. Because friends, I have faced many fears and…

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…

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…