November 04, 2011

preparation

My parents and sisters leave tomorrow and Sunday to meet The Four.  (Remember the adoption post?)  The Four, that's what I've come to call them, at least in the blog world.  I am praying though, that soon, you will see their faces just as you see the faces of my other siblings.  My parents will go to the Ethiopian court, and, with prayer and grace from God, The Four will become ours.  The house is littered (literally) with clothes and supplies and gifts.  All donations.  All given by generous people.  It is so beautiful to see what God is doing.


Believe me, there will be many more adoption posts coming.  It has been the main thing on my mind lately, and I have some posts planned.


For now, I ask for your prayers.  For safety, peace, strength, courage.  For love and acceptance.  For generosity and the word "yes".  They would be greatly, greatly appreciated.


If you would like to stay updated during this upcoming week, you can go to my mom's blog here.  She will be posting from Ethiopia.

Thank you lovely followers.  I am so blessed to call you my friends!

15 comments:

  1. i will be praying, dearie. :))
    -jocee <3

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  2. Wow! That is so awesome! I love what your family is doing! I'll be praying for you all...that your family has a safe journey and that all goes smoothly and according to plan. Congratulations on your brand new family members! :)

    Katie

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  3. i will be praying also + check out your mom's blog :)

    God is with them. No need to worry. "Look at the birds of the air they do not sow or reap, or store away in barns yet their heavenly Father feeds them!" A Bible verse i have know and it has guided me since i was little. A song i have learned to memorized. Just pray and all will be well.

    Love,
    Meghan

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  4. I'm so glad for you!! and I'll be praying.
    ~simi

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  5. I am getting so excited for you and your family!

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  6. I'll def. be praying. Recently some friends of ours, adopted a little girl. She is a doll!! And our neighbors are adopting a blind girl from Ethiopia as well (I believe. :O)
    Adoption is such a miracle and I can't wait to follow along with the ya'll. :)

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  7. That sounds very exciting! I will definitely be praying.

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  8. Praying for you and your family. The Lord has your future siblings in His hands and He is working out all the details. Praying for safe travels, and for the Lord's will to be done while they are there. So exciting!!!!

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  9. You honestly have no idea how excited I am for your family, Olivia! I'll be praying for a big yes and that The Four will be in your family's house soon! very soon!

    love you girl!!

    -kiley

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  10. can't wait to see what they say. will be praying, and i think it's so cool to hear this from two different blogs @ the same time!

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  11. I'll be praying Olivia! :)

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  12. I'm so excited for you, Olivia, and praying for you all.
    I really can't wait to see the four.

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  13. oh, olivia, i am so excited for you and your family! and i'm gonna be praying for a big ole YES and that everything goes just perfectly :)

    xoxo,
    gracie

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  14. hey olivia- i read your guest post on kiley's blog (who rock socks, but i am sure you already knew that), and i clicked your link. i have been looking at it for less than 3 minutes and i have already fallen in love with it. we have 9 kids in our family:) i am super excited for your family! even though i don't even know you:) hope (and pray :) ) it all goes well!

    <3 me

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