Life has been busy...
endless loads of laundry
piles of dishes and toys everywhere
We just found out today that according to VOA (Voice of America),
I had to read this article several times for the reality to sink in. I immediately felt disheartened and angry... there will be even more orphans added to the current millions already in Ethiopia that may never feel the warmth and love from a mommy and a daddy. I could feel myself panicking and
Just this week, our mom's small group did our inductive bible study on Ephesians 3:15-21. A few weeks ago, Sol also claimed this scripture for our family and has been reading it to us every Saturday night.
I initially felt extremely powerless, but after being reminded of this scripture I suddenly realized that His power IS at work even when I can't see it. I think about the Apostle Paul, writing from prison telling the church in Ephesus: " For this reason, I kneel before the Father..."
I am also brought to my knees - for this reason... to cry out to the Lord for His mercies to fall down on each and every one of these children. Each one of them matter to Him and He knows each one by name. I'm so thankful He IS able to do "immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine..." otherwise I would be hopeless.
Please continue to keep us and the many other waiting families in your prayers. We don't know what's ahead or around the corner... but what we do know is that our Faithful and Loving Heavenly Father DOES know and He is the only One that keeps us hopeful.