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THEY DID IT!!! WE MADE IT!! Graduating this year from 1st Grade:  Evelyn Faith & Riah Grace 3rd Grade:  Maija Hope 5th Grade : Caleb Matthew 7th Grade:  Ella Joy This was a HUGE year, with another HUGE move…lots of changes…another country…but these kids were incredible!! They finished WELL!! They are amazing, strong, fun, smart, […]

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Truly the greatest gift of this 13th year is friendships. We are thankful for each and every friend that has touched Ella’s life these 13 years… and especially for these new gifts here in Jinja, Uganda!!!Who’s 13?!?!?! I know, I can’t believe it either.  Our prayer is that this year would have a FRESH “Fullness […]

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sweeter than honey…a light to my path

Jesus tells us two amazing things and as Ella and I tried some new things this weekend, He encouraged my heart… A gift was brought to our home from the Southern Tribes…a large container full of honey comb!! We strained all the amber colored sweetness, then took the wax and melted it down to make […]

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ahhhh…beautiful summer. 2015.

We loved our family getaway this summer…lots of rest, sun, fun and time together!! Thank you, Jesus!! Selah Naomi~our spunky 2 year old!Evelyn Faith~ our delightful 6 year old! Riah Grace~ Our gentle spirited 7 year old! Maija Hope~ Our Full of Life 8 year old!Caleb~ our talkative and happy 10 year old! Ella~Our beautiful, […]

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This God–He restores LIFE.

Her laughter greeted me. A smile that filled my soul spread across her face…She kissed my shoulders, my neck, my cheeks—over and over again. Wet, delightful kisses. She blessed me—with hands lifted to Jesus, she blessed my family, my parents, my cousins, my friends…today, she is alive and overflowing with joy and gratitude.   This […]

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