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Arrived in Kenya

Friends, at 1:52am we received an email from USCIS in Nairobi, Kenya confirming our file had been received from Addis. Never did we imagineView full post »

Line by Line

Several weeks ago now, Rob and I both independently began to walk away from our times of prayer with an understanding that this journey isView full post »

Now that we have seen

We have been meaning to share this short documentary about Project 61, one of the many organizations doing life-changing work in Ethiopia.View full post »

A Hard Bend in the Road

Friends- In the early hours of the day we received an email from the USE that our case indeed had already been sent to USCIS in Nairobi. IView full post »

Blank Screen

Friends- We have known we needed to update you all on our status, but honestly have tried for days to come up with a way to explain whereView full post »

New week, new pictures, same prayers

Another family from our agency was in Ethiopia last week to meet their daughter and go to court (they passed!) and they graciously spentView full post »

This is Not the End

Another week’s end is upon us, but this is not the end of us. This is not the end of the story. This is not the end of our hope. ThisView full post »

Solitude, Silence, Submission

Hi – It’s been quiet around these pages for a few days, and I haven’t meant to keep you hanging or wondering after newsView full post »

Not forgotten

One morning while in Ethiopia I looked out of our room at the guest home, and the view struck me as appropriate for so much of what weView full post »

Time passes

Our baby girl turns 11-months-old today. And because in the complete story of her tiny warrior life such a day is something to celebrate,View full post »

Queue to Queue

Hi everyone – Did I really say we were in the final 6.2? Today it is feeling closer to the final 602, but we’re getting there,View full post »

When Words Run Dry

In the hours when my words run dry while my desperation deepens, it is often the prayers written by those desperate in days gone by, I turnView full post »