Thursday, November 26, 2009

Thanksgiving thoughts

Our family has so much to be thankful for, especially this year. Micah Paul has given us a whole new category of life to give thanks for.

We are thankful for Micah Paul's birthmother. Without her we would not experiencing this amazing journey.

We are thankful for the police officer that found Micah Paul and showed compassion towards him.

We are thankful for the orphanage and nanny who cared or Micah Paul the first 5 weeks of his fragile life.

We are thankful for Celebrate Children International who registered Micah Paul with their agency so his forever family could find him.

We are thankful our cousins, Joey and Destiny, who prayed earnestly and sought God's will about caring for Micah Paul. When God confirmed His will to them they obediently followed regardless of how complicated it would make their lives and ministry.

We are thankful for the nanny that helps our cousins currently care for Micah Paul.

We are thankful for the MANY people all over the world, including the orphans in Ethiopia, who have prayed for and who have prayed over Micah Paul and his precious life.

We are thankful for our friends who have adopted and have been willing to share their expereriences with us as we are on this journey.

We are thankful for our Fresno agency, Chrysalis House, that got us off to an efficent start on our journey.

We are thankful for our Florida agency, Celebrate Children International, for jumpstarting our process as well and helping us to maximize our efforts during the paper chase.

We are thankful for Gods fingerprints and timing that have guided us through each step of the process.

We are thankful for all the people who have processed the many pieces of paperwork that are needed to complete our adoption.

We are thankful for our girls and how well they have adjusted so far through our adoption journey.

We are thankful for family and friends who are so supportive.

This is a Thanksgiving that will always be memorable. We have wonderful memories of passing court, becoming parents again and looking forward to meeting our son and brinnging him home. We hope you have a season full of blessed memories to reflect on throughout the year.

Happy Thanksgiving!