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BNA to MSP to AMS to ADD

We have made it through our first of six flights over the next ten days. Nearly there! 😉 It was of course a fair bit of crazy getting threeView full post »

Beautifully Welcomed Chaos

Hi! So sorry we haven’t had a chance to update you all via the blog since we were cleared to travel. It has been non-stop to getView full post »

Like a Child

The video below is what happens when you (and all your friends) have been praying and waiting SO patiently for your baby sister to comeView full post »

C-L-E-A-R-E-D!!!

Just moments ago we received the email we have waited and cried and prayed and beat chests for, for 102 days. WE HAVE CLEARED!!!!!!!!! BabyView full post »

Kindness, Songs & Chocolate

I have incredible friends. Friends who may not know how or why my heart aches the way it has these past three months, but they try theirView full post »

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 »

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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 »

Created to fit

The director of our agency’s Ethiopia program was in Africa last week and was kind enough to send us some new photos of our girl. SheView 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 »