Beauty for Ashes

October 29, 2010By RachaelAdoption, Family, God No Comments

Isaiah 61: 3 “and provide for those who grieve in Zion—to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair.  They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor. Emotions and Feelings.  Ugh.  Happy/Sad … … Read More

Beauty for Ashes

October 29, 2010By rachaelmcclearyAdoption, Family, God No Comments

Isaiah 61: 3 “and provide for those who grieve in Zion—to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair.  They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor. Emotions and Feelings.  Ugh.  Happy/Sad … … Read More

Fingerprints

October 21, 2010By rachaelmcclearyAdoption, Family No Comments

We received a letter today.  We are one step closer to be officially on the “wait list” to bring home our little one. We have an appointment set to go to Fargo and get our digital fingerprints done.  Soooooo exciting! We also received word from our agency that our Dossier is set.  They had us submit a copy of the … Read More

Fingerprints

October 21, 2010By RachaelAdoption, Family No Comments

We received a letter today.  We are one step closer to be officially on the “wait list” to bring home our little one. We have an appointment set to go to Fargo and get our digital fingerprints done.  Soooooo exciting! We also received word from our agency that our Dossier is set.  They had us submit a copy of the … Read More

Unfailing Love

October 13, 2010By rachaelmcclearyAdoption, Ethiopia, Family No Comments

Sometimes life seems hard. But I am reminded of God’s Unfailing Love for me – for you. The morning does bring word of unfailing love. God does show me the way to go. I’m so thankful for the path that he has created and that not only does my God show me the way to … Read More

Unfailing Love

October 13, 2010By RachaelAdoption, Ethiopia, Family No Comments

Sometimes life seems hard. But I am reminded of God’s Unfailing Love for me – for you. The morning does bring word of unfailing love. God does show me the way to go. I’m so thankful for the path that he has created and that not only does my God show me the way to … Read More

A Phone Call from …

September 29, 2010By RachaelAdoption, Family No Comments

Today is September 29th, 2010. The morning has been filled with washing clothes, cleaning house and tackling putting our dossier paperwork together so that we can be put on the wait list to bring home our child from Ethiopia. And then … the phone rang. Seeing that the number was a 1-800 number I hesitated … Read More

A Phone Call from …

September 29, 2010By rachaelmcclearyAdoption, Family No Comments

Today is September 29th, 2010. The morning has been filled with washing clothes, cleaning house and tackling putting our dossier paperwork together so that we can be put on the wait list to bring home our child from Ethiopia. And then … the phone rang. Seeing that the number was a 1-800 number I hesitated … Read More