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Checking in…

A very kind comment was left today asking how we are all doing.  Thank you for your kindness, we are happy to give an update.  We appreciate so many of you who loved and prayed for all of us through … Continue reading

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Letting Go…

It has been one year this week since we met our children.  The view from here is nothing like what we pictured sitting in that courtroom in Ukraine.  But, God’s ways are different than our ways. One year since we … Continue reading

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Taken Hostage or Testing Our Love?

Thank you to so many of you who have sent such encouraging emails and comments, we are so grateful for you.  We have, of course, received a couple of nasty ones too.  If that continues we will likely take this … Continue reading

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Ooops…correction…

Writing and editing blog posts at 2:30 am is not conducive to all things being correct.  Thanks to our dear friend Aimee who graciously (and kindly) pointed out that the scripture reference I quoted is from Romans 8:28.  So, let’s … Continue reading

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This is Not Going to be Easy…

The first thing we said when the call from the Lord was clear to adopt older children was that this was not going to be easy, not for them or for us. This is a post that will illicit many … Continue reading

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The Overflow of the Cup

Sorry it has been so long. The days end way later than they should, with more on the list to do than day to do it, so posting here waits.  I have the day alone while they are all at … Continue reading

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Almost 4 Weeks Home…

We’ve been in the US 4 weeks and will have been home 4 weeks this Tuesday.  All in all, we’re all doing well.  Far better than Mom and Dad could have expected or imagined.  We’ve had an uneventful week for … Continue reading

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