Monday, January 24, 2011

Because she is led

On this day, January 14, 2011, CYJ accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior!

We have thought about not posting about this.  My thought was, this is a personal and private moment.  But after thinking about it some more and discussing it with Papa, we realized that God would want us to share!

We need to share how God is working not only in our lives but in our children's lives as well.

We want to give God all the glory for what has happened with our sweet daughter!

On Friday, January 14th, Miss C. accepted Jesus into her heart and into her life!  She is 5 years old and took it very seriously.

Talking about Jesus is what she does, all the time, all day long, every day (not exaggerating) and has been since she started talking.  When she was 3 she always would have us clip a little blanket around her neck to make a cape and she would say, "I am a Superhero for Jesus!"  

So on that Friday evening at home, she told us that she wanted to accept Jesus.  Imagine our excitement!  She said her prayer and then we prayed over her.  Yes, momma AND Papa were crying happy tears.

We are just so happy for her and we know that God and the angels are singing too.  :)

God Bless you, our sweet Miss C.!!


Tuesday, January 18, 2011

More good news!


What a week we are having so far and it's only Tuesday!

New pictures and a letter yesterday and today we received our I800-A Approval!!!  

There was a hiccup with my fingerprints failing and having to have them redone at an office that is 3 hours from us, a whole long story for another post.

So what does this step (approval) mean exactly?  It means we have been approved by the US Government to adopt from China!

So now onto the next step.  Getting ALL our documents together to be state sealed.

Little steps that are getting us closer to Michael!


Monday, January 17, 2011

New Pictures and a letter!!!

Look at what we got in our email this morning!!

First we want to say a great big THANK YOU to Gifts to China with Love for sending over our package and getting these wonderful photos and letter for us!!

We sent a package for Christmas and he's wearing it!  It has that super scrumptious fleece on the inside.  We also sent over a little Christmas stocking with candy and something for his foster parents.  

So pictures first or Michael's letter?  Okay a picture and his letter.  :)  What a sweet, sweet, boy!

Han Jin Peng
Letter to his Forever Family

Dear Baba Mama:

NI HAO! How are you?
I have got the X'mas gifts. I love the gifts you sent me very very much!  How are you and NI HAO little brother and sister?
I so long to see you.
I wish Baba Mama will be very healthy and happy in the new year!  I wish that all of our dreams come true!
I wish little brother and sister happy forever!

Han Jin Peng

Looks like maybe doing school work

A little something he has made?  We were told he likes to draw.

Rejoicing today with seeing his sweet face and reading his sweet words.

Thank you God for making us One Happy Momma, Papa, Little sister and little brother!


Saturday, January 1, 2011

A new year is here

Well here we are, a new year!  2010 has come and gone and looking back we have had so many blessings this past year.

We celebrated many things.  Miss Magoo being home 3 years in May, Mister being home 1 year in July and opening our hearts and stepping out in faith to bring Michael home!  God has blessed us so much and we thank Him every day for all our blessings!

We have enjoyed the holiday's and now we are ringing in the new year with a new fundraiser!

We have been chosen by Hip Mom Jewelry to help us with our fundraising efforts!  Her jewelry is amazing!  It is ALL hand stamped and just BEAUTIFUL!  There are a few that I personally would love to have!  Such as the one above.  :)

So what better Valentine's Day gift than a personalized piece of jewelry?!  There is something for everyone.  From bracelets to necklaces to adoption jewelry to even something for Dad's! 

When you order you will need to use our Family Code  - 2011JANWor in the checkout process so we receive the credit for your purchase.

We hope you will stop by Hip Mom Jewelery and check it out at:

Once again we are so grateful for our blessings and that includes all of you that are thinking of us, praying for us and for Michael or purchasing something from one our fundraisers.  

Thank you for helping us bring Michael home!