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 Girl on the Prairie - Grandparents, Grace and Gopher Tails

Challenges and are collected in a young girl's diary as she struggles to understand her strengths, fears, and weakness.

Her warm relationships with her grandparents lead to an uplifting and humorous journey as she grows into a freckled face


Not My Plan - a mother's unexpected journey   

      Joyce has traveled from grief to grace. Once a fearful mother, Joyce became a supportive advocate for her daughter Amy with special needs.

At the age of thirty-two months, Amy miraculously started playing the piano by ear although she did not speak. Thankfully, God unfolded

his perfect plan for her daughter. Amy became a savant.

If you are searching for an inspirational speaker, Joyce offers an uplifting and courageous journey as a young mother dealing with overwhelming challenges. Joyce's journey embraces the joy in the storm.

Joyce is an approved speaker for Women's Connections. She has shared her inspirational journey to women's groups, schools, churches and Support Groups. If you would like to schedule her to speak for your program or next event, please contact her at

Joyce Larson Yexley, Speaker, Fashion Historian and Author of: Not My Plan


Girl On The Prairie: Grandparents, Grace and Gopher Tails

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