Travel from China to the U.S…..so good to be back!!

We made it home after a LONG trip home….24hrs of flights & waiting. 3hr wait in Guangzhou airport-check… 3hr flight to Beijing- check….. 6 hr wait in airport-check… 12 hr. flight home- check…. Paperwork completed at immigrations- check!!! It’s funny how God prepares our hearts for each step of the journey we are on. I … More Travel from China to the U.S…..so good to be back!!

Day 13…..Merry Christmas from Guangzhou, China!!!

Merry Christmas from Guangzhou!! This morning I asked the kids what they were most thankful for today, and Ryan said “I’m thankful that Elyana is with us, and doesn’t have to be in the orphanage this year for Christmas.” We all agree and are so grateful today for God’s beautiful gift of Jesus to us, and … More Day 13…..Merry Christmas from Guangzhou, China!!!

Day 9…..Guangzhou – Medical Exam for Elyana & Shopping

Yesterday before leaving Xian (the capital city of Elyana’s province) we made one last tourist stop! We saw the ancient wall of Xian.  Here is our whole group before climbing the steps to the top of the wall. It reminded me of the city of Jericho in the Bible….our guide told us the wall was … More Day 9…..Guangzhou – Medical Exam for Elyana & Shopping