Stories about our housing for our families. Stories of how God helps us with our basic need for shelter and a place to call home.

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Dementia Made a Miracle Move

My kind husband of 49 years has developed dementia and it has changed our home life completely. For decades, I have been an avid gardener and very independent. But for the last 2 years it has been an overwhelming task to care for both my husband’s needs and the upkeep of our antique home with […]

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Family Ties Honored

My step father has early stages of dementia, and my mom has arthritis so we were making plans to renovate our home to accommodate a move for them to come live with us. We worked on the plans for 2 years and were about to begin remodeling our Boston home when my mom came up […]

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House Didn’t Close

The house was scheduled to close on Thursday. Late Wednesday afternoon the buyer’s agent and buyer went to do the final walkthrough and saw that the owner had not done any of the contracted work that was part of the purchase agreement. The deal fell apart as the terms of the contract were not met. […]

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Table Find on Ebay

My friend was setting up a new condo in Florida for her family. As she and the designer walked in, it was stark empty, and they had a fast approaching deadline to completely finish it out and furnish it. They made a great team, and the designer was able to source many of the furnishings […]

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Fit of Dumbwaiter

The remodel was going well, but the flight of stairs from the front door up into the main part of the house was getting longer with each load of lumber and supplies. I began to realize that this house would be physically hard for us to live in, even if the tree top view from […]

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God is a Mover!

To date we have moved 23 times. We know firsthand how God helps in our moves. • One time He gave me a Scripture telling us not to go hard on a contract the morning before we were to go binding. Years later we can see how He saved us from making a poor choice. […]