Friday, July 24, 2009

He directs!

The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD; he directs it like a watercourse wherever he pleases.
Proverbs 21:1

Isn't this so true? My heart, your heart, our hearts, are in the hand of the Lord and He directs it wherever He pleases. Amazing scripture that a dear friend shared with me this week in regards to our adoption. No matter what happens, God has my heart and He directs the desires within my heart. I have no say in the matter, which is actually quite freeing, and He will direct my heart where to go.

We had great news yesterday and it took me until today to get here to post it! :) Our agency called and apparently, they had their board meeting early. They did decide that there needs to be a six month wait (after an adoption or bio child) before introducing a new child into the home through adoption. I was so bummed when she said that, but then she told me that they are going to "grandfather" us in as this rule was not put into place when we first started! :) Praise God. See, He is directing all our hearts no matter our course.

So now we need prayers, (don't we always need prayers?) for us to complete a family profile. This was something we were not told to do beforehand. It is a book of pictures, explanations, and a "Dear Birth mom" letter that goes out to the agencies so that birth moms can "see" our family. It does require some time for me to complete, time without two little ones. So pray I find that time. It also can be a little expensive to print off these books (we need about 15 copies). So, could we ask for prayers for a good deal? I do have the "Dear Birth mom" letter complete, I just need to digitally scrapbook the book together. If anyone has any hints or tips on digital scrap booking, please send them our way!

I wanted to end this post on a picture of our two beautiful little girls.

They literally have become little buddies together. Zoelle is so good to Meridian and Meridian just adores Zoelle. In fact, if Zoelle and I are both looking at Meridian, Mer doesn't pay any attention to me, but "talks" and smiles at Zoelle instead! So sweet!

Thank you for your encouraging words and prayers, we could not take this journey without you! Blessings!


  1. This is awesome news! If you ever need someone to watch your girls for a while so you can work on that book - I would definitely be willing to give you a few free hours of babysitting. Just let me know! I'll definitely be praying for you in this.

    -Rachel Stephens

  2. So sweet of you Rachel! :) I may take you up on that offer. I'm going to try and work on it this weekend, but next week I will be gone for a few days, so for sure those days are out. We will see how much I get done this weekend. Otherwise, I may call you, or fb you at the end of next week! :)


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