Thursday, October 29, 2009

Thankful Thursday

I am SO thankful this Thursday. SO VERY THANKFUL. Thankful for waiting, thankful that it's OVER! Well . . . not quite. After all, we have to wait to get our precious, beautiful baby girl home.

AAC called me today and introduced me to the cutest and most beautiful baby girl I have EVER SEEN! I' ll have to wait to post pictures, but just take my word for it, she's BEAUTIFUL!!! (It's also in her name)

Dear Awesome Creator,

THANK YOU for giving me this precious spirit. She's perfect and I know you picked her out just for our family. Glory be to You. Words cannot express how thankful I am.


Monday, October 12, 2009

My First Blog Award

I just received my first blog award from a dear waiting-friend, Kara! I can't tell you how excited I am! I have wanted to do a get-to-know-me post but it just felt weird. Now I can! Well . . . kinda.

I love this because I can give it to some other waiter friends and they can do it and (hopefully) take their mind off of the waiting. (I know it's hard girls, but I think if you do this, it WILL help . . . some.)

Here are six friends that I give the award to, (not in any particular order):

"I LOVE your Blog!"

1. Tracie

3. SNC

4. Shelley

Then I answer the following questions with only ONE word:

1. Where is your cell phone? charging

2. Your hair? short

3. Your mother? thoughtful

4. Your father? intelligent

5. Your favorite food? italian

6. Your dream last night? forgotten

7. Your favorite drink? coffee

8. Your dream/goal? photographer

9. What room are you in? office

10. Your hobby? quilting

11. Your fear? widow

12. Where do you want to be in 6 years? here

13. Where were you last night? denver

14. Something you aren't? perfect

15. Muffins? cinnamon

16. Wish list item? twins

17. Where did you grow up? Arizona

18. Last thing you did? phone

19. What are you wearing? jeans

20. Your TV? baseball

21. Your pets? outside

22. Friends? irreplaceable

23. Your life? designed

24. Your mood? exhausted

25. Missing someone? brother

26. Vehicle? Pacifica

27. Something you're not wearing? shoes

28. Your favorite store? Herberger's

29. Your favorite color? pink

30. When was the last time you laughed? yesterday

31. Last time you cried? wednesday

32. Your best friend? hubby

33. One place that I go over and over? mailbox

34. One person who emails me regularly? Mandie

35. Favorite place to eat? Zack's

I can't wait to see the responses of those that I gave the award to! (If you don't want to do it, no pressure!) Have fun!

Thursday, October 1, 2009


Somewhere in Korea, is a woman who has given birth to a beautiful little girl. That woman loves her daughter. So much, that, she has decided she needs to be raised in a family. She could care for her, raise her. But she believes that her little girl would be better off in a family. Her heart hurts. The pain of leaving her daughter is unbarable, but necessary. God created her to be a birthmother.

Somewhere in Korea, is a woman who has been given a beautiful baby girl to take care of. She knows that this isn't a permanent arrangement. She feeds her, loves on her. Grows very attached to her. The baby's schedule becomes a big part of her life. She witnesses her first smile. Hears her first laugh. God created her to be a Foster Mother.

Somewhere in Colorado, is woman who longs for her baby girl. She hasn't seen her face. Doesn't know her likes, dislikes. Hasn't heard her cry. But she loves this baby girl more than words can describe. She prays for her, thanks God for her. But she's never met her. God created her to be an Adoptive Mother.

I am still amazed at the paths that God orchestrates for His children. Our little one is out there. And the path that brings her to us is going to be an amazing one. Long? Maybe, but it's all in His timing. Not like we invisioned it? Definately. He visioned it much greater than I ever could.

She was created to be in our family. Created to have our last name. Created to be a little sister.

There are so many components to an adoption process. I truly believe that the way everything works together is because of our Mighty Creator. HE knew way before we were even born that this little girl was going to be in our lives.

I am thankful for our baby's Birthmother. I am thankful for our baby's Foster Mother. If it weren't for these two women, our baby girl wouldn't be our baby girl. The plan of everyone's life is created when we are created. I am also thankful to be the person to raise, care for and LOVE this baby girl who was created to be my daughter.

Thank you, Mighty Creator.