"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths." Proverbs 3:5-6

Saturday, January 21, 2012

January 2012 Update

Since it has been over a year since we started this journey we have to update various things such as; backround checks, home study, fingerprints, etc.

Ethiopian adoptions have slowed down as the country sets new ethical guidelines. There has been some recent progress with that process. Heidi and I are accepting that as a long-term benefit to the health of the orphans. We are trusting God's timing and not our own. We know that God has a plan, however I keep telling him that I'm not getting any younger. Ultimately it is not about us so we will wait on the Lord.

Please keep our family in your prayers. We also ask prayers for the health of our child(ren) in Ethiopia. More than likely they are already born and are faced with challenges that may be beyond our comprehension. I.E. shelter, clean water, medical care, nurturing environment.



  1. Of course praying for you guys and the child(ren) God has picked out for you. Waiting is no fun.

  2. You know...come to think of it, you are getting old! But, we'll pray that you get your little one or ones so that they are the only ones in diapers and not you guys b/c you're so advanced in age. - Dave