For all of you that have been following our journey, I know you have been praying and awaiting news of Hudson’s Gotcha Day. I have honestly been at a complete loss for many words. Hudson came to us absolutely broken and neglected. It was the hardest Gotcha Day we’ve had thus far. But we believe … More Hudson QingJin
We left Xian yesterday at 12:45pm and landed at 2:30pm. The flight went so smoothly and Jenna did great!! We are so grateful. God had his hand in every detail of the day. Wesley is very curious and busy in public places so we have to watch him closely, but he did really well. It’s … More We Made It ~ Guiyang
I can’t really even describe the emotions hitting us as we prepare to leave Xian. My stomach is doing flip flops because I know we will meet our son Hudson and also say goodbye to the place which keeps a piece of our hearts here. The Grand Noble Hotel in Xian. It’s been a great … More Goodnight and Goodbye Xian
Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite times of year. This year we have missed being with our family and sharing a dinner, but we are so thankful for the feast we feel we have been gifted here in China. Our hearts have been so filled up and are overflowing by all the love … More Elyana’s Xian Birthday & A Very Happy Thanksgiving
Good morning…good afternoon and good evening!! My sleeping schedule is extremely mixed up so I’ll just say all three! The kids have been doing wonderfully on this trip, and John and I are learning how to handle the bumps in the road that come. Yesterday’s visit to the orphanage was SO encouraging with … More Little Soldier Meets Terra Cotta
**First of all…brace yourself, grab a tissue and a cup of coffee…. When your day starts like this, it’s hard to imagine it getting any better. Wesley is attaching to us all and making it through. He finds such comfort in spending time with Elyana, and after today we think we understand why. Every once … More Forever Changed…Our Orphanage Visit
Good morning to all our friends and family and a giant congratulations to the other members of our travel group who flew to other Provinces in China and had their Gotcha Day’s today!! Our kids are all tucked in for the night and I’m reflecting back on yet another day full of God’s amazing grace. … More Adoption Finalization & A Birthday in China I’ll Never Forget!