HAPPY BIRTHDAY, YODIT!

Today we are so excited to be with our daughter celebrating her second birthday.  This day represents much sadness and joy for our sweet, Yodit.  Sadness in that today is the day that her biological mother, for reasons unknown, abandoned her on the streets of Ethiopia.  Joy because God didn’t let her story end there. …

6.11.15 First week as a family of four

We just completed our first week as a family of four! This might be a little late, but as stated above, we are now a family of four and time management has not been perfected yet. It has been an amazing, crazy two weeks being here adapting to Ethiopia and having two toddlers running around.…

5.29.15 “BELIEVE”

BELIEVE. This word has sat on my heart and mind for many months now. It has carried a lot of weight while we sought The Lord these 4.5 years. I started this year at the IF Womens Conference in Maryland and the key verse for the weekend was “Blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfilment of…

Orphan Sunday 2014

Orphan Sunday. A day to pray for those who go to bed alone. A day to advocate on behalf of those with no voice. A day to remember our adoption as sons and daughters of God (Ephesians 1:5). A day for our family to reflect on our son’s adoption from Ghana and to pray for…

Ethiopia Re-Opens and Prayer Requests

On October 6th, one week from today, the courts will re-open and we are praying for powerful movement. It is hard to believe it has been about two months since we last packed our bags in faith and awaited news to travel. Jeremy and I were heartbroken when we had to unpack our bags and…