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Entries from December 2008

Things are moving!

December 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

We got our USCIS (immigrations) fingerprints appointment in the mail today!  It’s January 13th in the afternoon.  I’ll have to work out someone getting the two oldest from school if not babysitting for all of them, but it’s well worth it.  Please pray with us that the results come back quickly so we can get […]

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Tags: Adoption

Praise God from whom all blessings flow!!!

December 18th, 2008 · 2 Comments

As of today, we have the money we need to send in our dossier. AAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! God is SO good and has blessed us so richly!!!  I had no idea where these funds were coming from, and now He’s brought them in from all over the place to give these beautiful girls a home.  PRAISE THE […]

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Tags: Adoption

The most wonderful gift you could give

December 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on The most wonderful gift you could give

What gift is there that’s better than life with a loving family, a chance to live and grow?  We only need $4000 more to give that gift to our two future daughters in Ethiopia.  Please consider helping us to that goal. A friend just came back from picking up her Ethiopian children, and she had […]

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Tags: Adoption

Adoption update and doll question

December 8th, 2008 · 3 Comments

We only need about $4000 now to bring the girls home!!!  If anyone wants to donate, it’s tax deductible!  You can get one more tax deduction for this year if you do it this month.  And what a fabulous Christmas gift for two lonely girls…. a family! We’ve been expecting to hear that the home […]

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Tags: Adoption · Family Life

Fouse Child vignettes

December 2nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

The 3 AM results of having a wakeful, imaginative, dramatic five year old – Branwen: daddy…. Daddy…. DADDY!!! Me: (hobbling groggily into her room) Daddy is sick.  What do you need? Branwen: (with no fear in her voice but plenty of drama) I saw a CIRCLE OF DARKNESS!!!!  And I’m SCARED!!! Me: (still groggily) There’s […]

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Tags: Family Life