A day to celebrate!

June 26, 2012By RachaelUncategorized 1 Comment

It’s been a year!  One year ago we landed in MN with our sons.  Our friends came to get us – on their anniversary – and drove us home.  Happy Anniversary, Steve and Tammy! Travel was finished.  Our family was all under one roof.  We all were able to sleep in the same house for … Read More

June 24, 2012By RachaelUncategorized 1 Comment

This news about a disruption in the Sidama Zone in SPPN came out this week. Our boys are from the Sidama Region.  I have been in contact with a friend in Awassa.  There are indeed things going on there. Not long ago this would have been sad to me, but I do not believe it would not … Read More

Happy birthday Buche and Burka!

June 22, 2012By RachaelUncategorized 1 Comment

Last year, we celebrated Burka and Buche’s birthday in Ethiopia.  We actually celebrated on the 23rd because Ryan and I didn’t get back from the South until really late on the 22nd. Today we celebrate at home. In some ways it hardly seems possible that a year has passed.  In other ways it’s hard to … Read More

“Lord I give you my heart…”

June 22, 2012By RachaelUncategorized No Comments

It’s a week full of memories of last year at this time at our house. One year ago today, Ryan and I spent the day riding in a Land Rover along the Rift Valley on our way to the village of Bensa Ethiopia… a full day’s drive south of the capital city Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. … Read More

An Amazing Year

June 20, 2012By rachaelmcclearyUncategorized No Comments

One year ago today, June 20th, 2011 Ryan and I woke up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  It was the day after Fathers Day and we we missing our five children that were at home with their grandpa and grandma, but we had just spend this Father’s Day playing with our new sons. We woke up … Read More

This momma’s wish on Father’s Day

June 16, 2012By rachaelmcclearyUncategorized No Comments

It’s Fathers Day weekend.  I’ve spent much of the last days thinking about Fathers Day.  One thing I know for sure is that I am incredibly thankful for my daddy.  I love him more than he could possibly understand.  And, better yet, I know without a doubt he loves me.  That’s how it feels it’s supposed … Read More