Monday, December 28, 2009


Our court date is January 20th! Yay!

Please be praying we pass court the first time...that we can travel in Febuary, and that our little boy is safe and comforted by our BIG GOD!

Thank you prayer warriors!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

We are in Sunny California!!

It's been awhile since I've written...We've been planning for our month long trip to California. It's really difficult to pack for a trip that is a full 4 weeks. We had to pack bills for our trip which was really wierd...we turned our water off and put a hold on our utilities like cable, trash and phone. It is an odd thing leaving home for a month. Although I was (and am) really excited to see faces I haven't seen in awhile I was also sad to leave a place I have grown to like, perhaps even love...Our new home.

While we are here in California I am going not going to worry about blogging...I will still pop in to update everyone on any news we get regarding our little boy but other than that I am going to enjoy my family, friends, and the precious season of Christmas.

I pray all of you have a wonderful Christmas full of Joy, Peace and Love.


Thursday, December 10, 2009

Pitterpatter Art...

Pitterpatter Art found me and I love it!! I found this amazing blog and I just love all of the awesome creative stuff Laura makes. I just recently purchased a "Big Sister" shirt for Emmy and a Africa shirt for myself. I found an awesome Africa shirt for Charlie too. She has so many other things I want too like a great canvas of the names of Jesus. It's beautiful. That is going to have to wait till after the adoption is complete.

So go check it out...great stocking stuffers (shirts) and other great gift ideas! :D

Have a great day!

Monday, December 7, 2009

We got our REFERRAL!!

I would also like to announce that we recieved a referral for a beautiful baby boy who is about 7 months. We accepted his referral and can't wait to hold him.
Praise be to GOD!! :D

Stay tuned for more information and prayers. We need them desperately!!

Psalm 10:14

"Lord, why are you so far away?
Why do you hide when there is trouble?
Proudly the wicked chase down those who suffer.
The wicked set traps to catch them.
They brag about the things they want.
They bless the greedy but hate the Lord.
The wicked people are too proud.
They do not look for God.
There is no room for God in their thoughts.
They always succeed.
They are far from keeping your laws.
They make fun of their enemies.
They say to themselves, "Nothing bad will ever happen to me.
I will never be ruined."
Their mouths are full of curses, lies and threats.
They use their tongues for sin and evil.
They hide near the villages.
They look for innocent people to kill.
They watch in secret for the helpless.
They wait in hiding like a lion.
They wait to catch poor people.
They catch the poor in nets.
The poor are thrown down and crushed.
They are defeated because the others are stronger.
The wicked think, "God has forgotten us.
He doesn't see what is happening."
Lord rise up and punish the wicked.
Don't forget those who need help.
Why do wicked people hate God?
They say to themselves, "God won't punish us."
Lord, surely you see these cruel and evil things.
Look at them and do something.
People in trouble look to you for help.
You are the one who helps the orphans.
Break the power of wicked men.
Punish them for the evil they have done.
The Lord is King forever and ever.

Remove from your land those nations that do not worship you.
Lord, you have heard what the poor people want.
Do what they ask. Listen to them.
Protect the orphans. Put an end to suffering.
Then they will no longer be afraid of evil people."

I just finished this book today. It was heart wrenchingly sad and yet somehow full of hope. If you start this book please finish it as hard as it is. It will bring you some peace. This book tells a story...below you can watch a trailer that will explain a little more. I highly recommend this book. But expect a change in the way you think, pray, and live.