This is the place where we are have documented the road we have walked in order to adopt our four children from Brazil and the road we are now on as a family. We are keenly aware that adopting is not just a process we've chosen to go through, but part of God's plan for us and for our children. May He be glorified through the process and through our family!

Thursday, November 05, 2009

5 November 2009

At the end of day 2 as a family, everyone seems to be adjusting well (but it IS an adjustment for everyone!).  There were lots of victories today and God is Faithful, friends.  He is faithful.  Tomorrow we meet with the social worker at the hotel.  We're supposed to make sure the kids are clean.  I used to think that was an easy request.  We'll see what qualifies as "clean" now that we have seen 3 children bathe in sand and make sand angels at a playground while the 4th created dust storms for everyone to enjoy.

There is a lot of work to be done to make sure everyone feels safe, secure, loved and accepted in this family, but we are a family already.  


Michelle said...

wow.. just wow... these pictures speak a thousand words.. Praying for continued Portuguese fluency for you & James and for patience and an overabundance of love for these beautiful lovelies.. WHAT joy these pictures bring and what a story they tell my friend. You are ALL loved so very much!!

Kyle said...

We won't stop praying... Love, L&K+E