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Pony love. How a friend’s sacrifice and a beloved pony pointed us to our boys and taught us that risk is right.

Pony love  “Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days”  Ecclesiastes 11:1 (RSV).    Alley the Pony. She won us over on Christmas morning of 2008. We’d lost so much- our business, our home, our confidence, Living in an unfamiliar town, we were approached by a kind-hearted new friend named Debbie […]

Mohale is three!!

April 14, 2016 Mohale is 3!!! Three years ago today my son was born into our broken world.  His first mother’s heart broke.  Three young heroes on their early morning walk to college found newborn Mohale abandoned, alone, and crying in a ditch.   Mohale was named after one of these three Heroes who rescued him.. […]

Mohale’s first Easter home! And, Easter is our ADOPTION FINALIZATIONDAY!

Mohale’s First Easter HOME! Last Easter was nearly perfect. But at the end of my journaled post, I stated “…hoping painfully with all my heart that treasured Mohale is celebrating with us next Easter.” MOHALE IS CELEBRATING WITH US! We keep a “Celebration Tree” just inside our front door. During Easter week, nests filled with […]

Ianna is at it again…Owwie pets have returned for spring.

Spring is here! We were honored to finalized our precious youngest daughters’ adoptions in 2011. Out of love for them, our oldest three began to pray and plead that we could adopt again- Liam prayed for two little boys. Aware of adoption costs, Ianna created “Owwie Pet’s” from antique sugar sacks she found in her […]

Hell Hole Canyon to Mountain Tops and back again. Gratefulness andremembering when back in the trenches.

“He makes me as sure footed as a deer, enabling me to stand on mountain heights.” Psalm 18:33 Sierra and Buttercup at the rim of Hell Hole Canyon Savoring Mountain Tops.  Our home overlooks Hell Hole Canyon- the rim is about 1/2 mile from our home.It is the great divide between our refuge and the […]