We are so excited to share our Ethiopian adoption adventure, and our CRAZY lives with all of you! Our hope is that it will encourage you to step out in faith to do what God has called you to do! There are FIELDS of fatherless children waiting for someone to care for them, to love them, to tell them of JESUS' love for them...will YOU be the one??

Wednesday, November 11, 2009


Got the call at around 1:45 p.m.......SHE IS OURS!!!! God has heard our cries and poured out His lavish grace yet again....we don't deserve her...yet, we will accept her with pure love and joy!!! WOOOOOOOOO-HOOOOOOO!!! Can't say much else, but may be traveling in early January(obviously hoping/praying for sooner) for first visit!! Praise God! Praise God!!

I'm going to go throw up now...and then cry...and then cry some more...I think I'm in shock:)



  1. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Hopefully, we will see you in Sofia!

  2. Congratulations!!!! I so very happy for your family and hope that the rest of your process moves along quickly and smoothly.

    It's a good news day for sure (hint, hint).

  3. Debbie!!! I can't get into your site!! Are congrats in order for you??:)

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  5. Renae,
    TAKE 2 (due to spelling issues)
    Congrats, Congrats, and more congrats! AMAZING in so many ways

  6. Renae,
    I've been "stalking" your blog waiting with you for news. So happy for you. Praising our great God with you!

  7. What a might God we serve! So happy for you that everything worked out for good and for His Glory. Satan can attack but he will not prevail. So happy she has her forever family. Why so long to travel? I thought after you received a referral you would travel sooner, is it because of Christmas break etc. Can you tell I am soooo happy for you.

  8. Celeste,

    Apparently it takes 2-3 weeks to get the official paperwork, then travel 2 weeks after that..so, that might put it right at Christmas...we're praying for sooner!!!

  9. THAT is unbelieveably AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so happy! Can't wait for details like age, what she looks like, what her name is etc...!

    Sending a hug your way!!!!!!! Congratulations!