Sunday, November 18, 2012

Know what I want for Thanksgiving?

               Poppy 49K

Girl, born December 2010
Blue eyes
Blond hair
Spina Bifida
Poppy is a beautiful, intelligent, inquisitive girl. Understands and follows simple instructions, and she tries to speak. With strangers she can be frightened, but quickly settles down to interact. Poppy knows her own and others. In communicating, she is emotionally responsive, very affectionate, loves adults and caring hands. She plays well, and educators say that she is very active. She has a slight lag of development. The girl has spent part of her life in the hospital.

Poppy really needs a caring, patient and loving mother.

$59.00 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

I want this little girl to find a family. She's a beauty and her name "Poppy" really seems to fit her. During this Thanksgiving Season, let's thank the Lord for what we do have and look less on what we don't & want! Thank you Lord for family.

For more info on Poppy go to You can also make a tax deductable donation into her account to allow help another family afford the adoption expenses.


Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Fall Glorious Fall!!

Luigi & Luigi

They've begged for weeks for enough leaves to play in!

Learning to skip rocks

Watching the boat Mike carved for him

It's FALL! I love fall. It's become my favorite season. Noah is studying leaves this week in school & we've had a lot of fun finding all different types. Sunday after church we explored a large park we hadn't been to before and hiked a bit. Mike carved Noah a boat out of tree bark which they sailed. Laurel attempted skipping rocks.... our lives were in danger :)

The Election is over. The results stink but I fear we are at a tipping point in this country. When more than 40% of people are on some sort of Government assistance they aren't going to want to cut the Government down to size. However, like I told Noah so he wouldn't spin out into space when his candidate lost, "It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to put our trust in Man". He then told his Nana that we need to pray for our President so he would become a better leader. Amen. He gets it. Instead of whining & worrying, we should be praying.

Funny thing happened today.... Noah clearly provoked Laurel into a fight and boy did she react. Badly. I had to deal with her right away but then had to deal with him & talk to him about what provoking someone to anger was. He said he was sorry. Then he said that he knew one of the Fruits of the Spirit was Self Control & he needed that. I said yes it was and how did he know that? He said " Oh,  it's on the poster on wall in the ladies bathroom @ church that I read when I'm on the potty! " :)  He makes me laugh.

Tonight I got am email from a Reeces Rainbow friend who's adopting 2 children from Laurel's former orphanage. We printed up a book of pictures of Laurel and a note for the orphanage director. She just told me that she gave it to the director who loved it and went through every picture with tears in her eyes! Praise God! Our prayer is that Laurel's successful adoption will pave the way for more adoptions there and for the director to be open to some humanitarian aid. How awesome is our God!