Monthly Archives: May 2014

Ming’s second MaMa and BaBa

I have spoke before that Adam and I are Ming’s third parents. He has his original parents, his birth parents. Then he has the MaMa and BaBa who have lovingly raised him since he was 2 months old. Somewhere in between we think he was in the local orphanage but we have got to hire […]

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First kiss.

This deserves its own post. I’ve been kissing Ming since we got him but this was the first time that he accepted it, laughed and kept pulling my face down to his for more. I have dreamed of this day and I’m so thankful that Adam got it on camera. Gods glory is amazing and […]

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Crazy Monkey Park – Guizhou day 3

Our time in Guizhou is short and while we want to experience everything that we can so we can hold onto those memories, we also have to balance our desire with the needs of our children especially Ming and Gavin. On our 3rd day we decided to venture out to a Buddhist Temple and a […]

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Grief. Guizhou day 2.

It’s early in the morning here and I am typing under the covers in my bed as I don’t want to wake anyone. The older 3 kiddos are still suffering from pretty bad jet lag and this is the first night they have managed to sleep past 2am. Gavin was still up some last night […]

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Day 1 in China— Ming day!!

Well we ran into some delays in our travel and ended up arriving at our destination, Guizhou China on May 24 at about 3:30 in the morning. We finally made it to our hotel at 4:30 and caught a few hours of sleep. Imagine our surprise when our guide, John, told us we would be […]

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The enemy and His love

There are moments during this process where I have felt the enemy chasing after me. ¬†Moments where he sinks in and drags me down. Moments when I become frustrated and overtaken by sadness. Moments where I question God. These moments are learning moments for me. Times when I’m allowing the enemy to settle in when […]

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On attachment and stuff.

You know, since we are packing to go to China¬†I thought I’d take a minute to explain attachment and how/what we are going to do to help facilitate Ming during this difficult transition for him. I’ve had many loving friends ask what our plan is and I’m so, so thankful for them. It’s quite simple […]

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