Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Monday, July 23, 2007
the place behind their building where he and his dad threw the baseball
in front of the chapel sign
Sunday, July 22, 2007
Then they gave us directions to the Taukkunen Barracks where they worked, went to chapel and shopped for groceries.....lived life.
Susan, Marshall's Mom, standing in front of the chapel they attended.
This in Ken, Marshall's Dad, pointing at his old office.
Needless to say, it was an exciting day. Who knew a Volkswagen could be a time machine?
Tomorrow.......back to the 1950's in Giessen to visit Ken's childhood stomping grounds with a stop by the US Consulate on the way to find out what on earth is the hold up with that last piece of paper we need to GET OUR BOYS!!!
I'll keep you posted!
Monday, July 16, 2007
I realize the mobile is not installed correctly.....it's just for looks right now. It doesn't fit on the crib. You would think that mobile manufacturers would realize that the mobiles they are making don't fit most cribs on the market. I thought they worked together on these things....
It's ok, really, because little boy will probably be big enough to reach it and that's a no-no.
Here is Sophie supervising:
Sunday, July 15, 2007
So, with full hearts and great anticipation we announce that Noah's Ark will be our spare bedroom and two little boys will sleep there. :) We've changed our Application letter to request an infant boy and a boy a natural age gap older, up to 4 years old.
Are we crazy? Nah. Just obedient. God will provide us all we need. He always has. Why would He stop now?
Just think.....we'll never know what it's like to just have one child, so we won't know any different.
So, who we thought would be "Noah" Coen, may not be after all. Maybe the Lord was just using Noah to show us His plan for us.
Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails. Pr 19:21
Thursday, July 5, 2007
The Ethiopians have a joy that we don't often see in the West. They are not distracted by things, like I sometimes am.
I will say that on the entire trip I was constantly reminded how much God loves these children. They are His, that's for sure. Just being part of something that touched the lives of His kids was a thrill for me!
"Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these." Matthew 19:14