Monday, November 8, 2010

One Thousand Gifts (Continued)

"O LORD you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done marvelous things, things planned long ago"
(Isaiah 25:1).

He has truly done marvelous things and we have so many things to be thankful for!


-the work of Compassion and their dedicated workers (http://www.compassion.ca/

-meeting our sponsor son

-seeing the joy in his face

-the happiness our sponsor child's family has with so little- and yet they offer so much

-the many donations from others that we could share with others

-playing cards
-a sister- in- law who loves playing games
-fun times with our sister-in-law while travelling

-ability to change our flight in order to come home earlier
-flying first class (not planned)
-safe travels to and from Ethiopia and during our stay there (it's crazy driving in the city)!

-fresh fruit (and other goodies) thanks to my family
-flowers from family
-greeters at the airport
-coming home
-our house and all it's amenities

-welcome home graffiti

-welcome home banner

-a proud big brother

-the wait is over!! (great bib from a friend- another adoptive Mommy)

-lavished in love and gifts and cards!

-becoming well adjusted to her life in Canada
-borrowing baby equipment from friends
-happy baby!

-helpful big brother
-coming home and seeing my baby boy (I missed Curtis like crazy)
-the fun times Curtis had a his cousins'

holy experience


Heather said...

I loooove these photos! Yes, what amazing things to be thankful for. Thank you for allowing US to be a part of the whole experience!

Sharla said...

What a wonderful welcome your daughter received from her new siblings and from your family and friends! What a blessing! Congratulations on being safely home and together at last...what a journey you had to get to this point!