Friday, September 30, 2011
JOIN me in praying for Noah- he just had heart surgery and there have been some crazy ups and downs in blood pressure and blood sugars. Today they had to drain the fluid. PLEASE pray for this precious boy to heal completely!!! And for his momma, daddy, and 10 other brothers and sisters too :)
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Oh so sweet when you get a blessing just because- Thank God for little surprises!!!!!
OK I know you can't post to tell me, but if you are still having issues posting on my blog will you shoot me an email, or facebook me- Thanks! Trying to figure it out :)
Monday, September 26, 2011
See the wonderful people we met up with- we have only met up with one of the families before. The Boyce's who only live abtt1/2 hr from us. We met up with them while still in that transition where we had no idea of anything yet :).
Saturday was the first time in meeting the Falvo family and the Alexander Family. The Falvo family lives about and hourish away North of us, and the Alexander family (who were here on vacation) lives several states north of us.....so this was a GREAT Blessing to be able to meet up.
The great part about meeting together with bloggy friends, adoptive friends, is that we get it. We understand the roller coaster rides involved. We understand the frustrations of waiting, of set backs, of loss in our childrenn's lives, of the JOY that comes with each new step.
An interesting fact as well is that ALL of the families - since our Ethiopian adoptions- have or will be soon adopting again. Isn't that cool. To think that all the craziness that goes into an adoption- all the ups and downs, the waiting, the moments that we all experience......and yet- we get back on that roller coaster again and say- IT WAS WORTH IT!!!! GOD SEND ME AGAIN!!! I think that speaks VOLUMES for adoption- is it hard- Absolutely!!! Is is worth it- Absolutely!!!!
And what great JOY in seeing each other, and seeing each other's children playing together. There was no- oh you are from this country and I am from this country, or you are a biological child and I am adopted, there was no staring (well at least not from us- well except gazing at all the beautiful children!), there was no - I would never do adoption again- instead it was all about the beauty that comes from adoption.
FRIENDS- whether close by, or many states away......are soooo wonderful to have!!!!!! THANK YOU FRIENDS FOR YOUR TIME!!! WE were soo excited to meet up, play, dream, talk, and share in each other's trials and joys!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a gift from GOD!
Sunday, September 25, 2011
How did I not get any pictures??? WOW- serious brain lapse......well that and the fact that Beth and I were talking a lot :) You know that is how it goes. Just how God made ladies right? :)
It is sooo awesome to have theses families in our lives, and yet yesterday there were more BLESSINGS! Seriously amazing.....stay tuned to find out........PRAISING GOD for HIS ABUNDANT gifts of friends!!!!!
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