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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »