Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Swimming Under The Mass of PAPER Work

I have to be honest I have not had time to update I am swimming under the mass of paper work for Loans, Grants home study redone for 3rd time, doctor appointments, fingerprints, FBI clearances again for the  2nd time apostilling.   Welcome to the world of  adoption.  As I have said before it is not for the faint hearted.  I praise God we are fixing to go to court!  I praise God for Pathways to Little Feet for giving us 7,500 interest free loan.  Praise God.  Now we only need $7,000 more to reach the 17,250 for court DATE. Then we will only need roughly 16,000 to complete and I know we serve a Mighty God. Praise  GOD we are so  much closer than we was a year and half ago. We are more than half way there and I thank you to every single person that dug deep whether big or small in Gods eyes it all counts and He has did the rest.  Our precious One will be coming home because of you ones that helped.  We are learning new things and seeing alot great  things.  Isaiah 58- 62 Has encouraged me beyond words this week.  Keep praying for Gods will in our situation and Keep praying for hedges around around little guy.  

I have thought about debt alot this month. I have come to the conclusion I hate debt.  But if I had to go into debt I would much rather go in to debt over someONE than something.  We have gone all the way there is NO turning back.  We are so in LOVE with our little guy and guess what we will do it again and we would do it agian.  When you go over and see all those precious lives that need homes need momma and daddys things just seem very pale in comparison. I can live on bare minimum to walk with Jesus to bring our babies, children home. there is so many everywhere take you pick what country I am sure you can find one to love.  I am drawn to one of our new friends she just brought 5 home from Bulgaria her littles one is 5 and still fits in a baby carrier, another friend just brought her 12 year old that weighs 12 pounds, yes these facts are right, my spit fire 2 year old that weighs 14 lbs is on the heavy side compared to these other numbers.  They are all precious to him who know is Sin I know, we know we can not turn out back now EVER.. We know to much have seen too much and we gladly go a support Gods children.  Here I am use me LORD.. Please use me to take care of the ones with no voice.  I cant tell you when I will be able to update let me know you stopped by anyways.  Keep praying for court date and mighty provisions.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Day' at the Beach By Ray Haynes 
91.5 Radio Station
In North East Georgia
Tell you where I am 
today in our Journey
Americans. celebrate Independence every July 4th. Christians also
·                      celebrate Independence, not
from a foreign nation, but from sin and death through the blood of Jesus. Long.........
ago the nation of Israel celebrated their independence from slavery at the hands of the Egyptians, It was a very unusual day at the beach w ith difficult choices and life and death decisions.
The two most difficult things to do in life
·  when we are facing uncertainty are to
"Go forward" and ·Wait" They seem like
opposites; but theY're often different aspects of the same command and sometimes they require the exact same action. Our feelings tell us to do just the opposite and only our faith can steady us to obey. Such was the case with Moses and the Israelites at the Red Sea. "And the LORD said to Moses, 'Why do you cry to Me' Tell the children of Israel to
go forward.'" Exodus 14: 15 You may be hemmed in by impossible
. situations that feel like the Red Sea or you may be facing decisions
.. that don't have a clear answer requiting you to hear from God so you can obey Such was the case long ago on the edge of the Red Sea. As the
Israelites were escaping from Egypt, God told
. Moses to turn south, so
a wadi or canyon
area that is called the Wadi Watir which led directly to the Red Sea. From a strategic point, this was good if they could cross the sea, but bad if they were being
pursued because the mountains of the Wadi were high and narrow and provided no way of escape. But what looked like a trap was part of God's
- plan, "For Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, "They are bewildered by the land; the wilderness has closed them in: Exodus 14:3.

In your life today, are you standing at the end of a Wadi looking at a sea too wide to cross? And worse yet, did God lead you there and now you have no idea what to do? Consider God's wis-dom. The narrow mouth of lhe Wadi
was the perfect size for a pillar of fire to prevent the Egyptian army from pursuing the Israelites. If you're in a tight place, you're not there alone.

The beach that God led them to was the only place in the region where they could have gathered and crossed. The path they used to cross through the sea is about a half mile wide and slopes down gradually to the bottom of the Red Sea and then up to the Saudi beach. It was perfect for their need. Try to cross to the left or right of this gentle sloping path and you will fall down the steep wall of the 3000 foot Eilat Deep and the 3000 foot Aragonese Deep. And the good news is that God made the sea that you are crossing now and He knows exactly where you need to cross.

So what do we do and how do we do it when faced with moving forward or waiting on God. First. realize that you don't have a choice. You may not like the reality that you arc facing but it is very real and the only alternative is manipulating circumstances to bring change. If you do,
you may get your way now but you will not grow your faith nor will you enter the promises of God found only on the other side of trusting God. There are chariot wheels still visible on the bottom of the Red Sea that are lasting testimony to this flawed
Hebrews 10:22 encourages us, ... let us draw near with a true              heart in full assurance of faith" You want to hear God and He wants you to hear you, so take the time to draw near and be still in His presence. Ask Him to reveal His will in such tangible ways that you can't miss it.Having even a mild assurance of His will makes all the difference.
If you are on a beach in an uncertain season, don't stand staring at the Wadi and allow fear to consume you, fix your eyes on Jesus, I will lift up my eyes to the hills - from whence comes MY help?" Psalm 121:1. . Don't get distracted and build sand castles and ignore the war around you; pray, press through the distractions and temptations and draw near to God. Forgive others for what they have done and forgive yourself
for what you have done. Pray like Jesus did, •... do not lead me into temptation, but deliver me
from the evil one" If He
didn't depend on His own strength why would your strength be sufficient? And lastly, don't ever believe that God would lead you to where He can not hold you closely. You are His delight. "He also' brought me out into a
broad place; He delivered me because He delighted in me." Psalm 18: 19 You may have to step out into the unknown or you may have to wait and wait and wait on God to provide what He has promised, Isaiah 40:31 declares, "But those who wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint- It's true, there is a rule built tnto the Kingdom of God that says waiting and only waiting renews strength to such a degree that weariness and fainting arc but a memory.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

As we are home from our 1st trip our Journey that has changed us FOREVER there is NO turning BACK. Our hearts were heavy now their EVEN more heavy. Our heart has been Left in a far away place not knowing when we will get to go back and see our baby again.   We will never be the same after this trip.  Things will never mean what they mean to so many. We have a purpose and that is bringing sweet Love CHANCE home.   Our little boy is worth fighting for if that means staying at home from now untill dooms day to save the $$ on what would go for gas so be it, or not buying a coffee out or clothes or anything else.  So be it. I just want our baby HOME.   I love sacrifice because I know what I am going to get. I am going to get the cutest sweetest little bundle of JOY I have ever known in a far away country.  God will make a way threw.  I count it all joy to be able to Love such a sweet wonderful little boy... Oh I I wish I could just share all the pictures we have of him. Your heart would melt too.  He has those beautiful coal like eyes, that beautiful browny hair with a tinge of aulburn in the sun, that beautiful olive skin, and just perfect little teeny tiny hands, Oh be still my heart Lord.  My days are long preparing and getting ready for this sweet one to come home.  This is truly where the Rubber meets the road.  Do I trust Him?  Do I believe He who has begun a good work will complete till the end of time?  Yes I will.  We ask all to pray for our little fellow there is much issues between the US and Our country that could really be hard on these little guys and we have to just keep praying our country will have mercy on the children and Love them and look out for the best interest of the children and not let Politics come inbetween the lives of these precious children and there forever homes.  We are so in Love with our little fella.  It was immediate Love at 1st sight.  Let me tell you about his special name.  Chance means Lord of Judgement/  Michael in Hebrew means: Micha -who is like... means El -is God
I was pretty amazed the meaning when a Hebrew friend told me the meaning of this middle name.  My husband picked the middle name out.  I felt like I needed to ask him if God had given him a middle name and he said right off Michael and again when was asked in country so that it is Chance Michael  we are so humbled by the very little boy that our God has brought us. I would take him over a  new car any day, I would take him over any house any day,  He is way better than anything that this world can offer me.  As for me and my self and  I will serve the Lord. No matter what satan  brings my way.  Where there is a will there is  way.  God has our back and I am just believing God is bigger than our need.  I will count it all JOY threw these troubles and tribulations this is the testing of my FAITH.  GOD I pray I will come threw this WITH JESUS on my side.
This is the last leg of our Journey.  As some of you might of known me on Facebook I have shut it down all of them.  I really need to put my self and family in a safe place right now with Jesus.  I have to keep my eyes on the things that are above and not below.  If people really want to get ahold of me they will just need to do it the old way call or email.  I will not be facebooking it anymore.  God will have to find other means of getting the word out for us if he chooses to do so.  I am taking my hands off that ideal spirit and expectations.  I need to just focus on what we need to accomplish and keep taking it one step at a time.  No distractions and hinderances and hurts, habits and hang ups. I am set free  God is my All IN All. I seem to remember a perfect example of a man in the BIBLE that God told him to get rid of his whole army practically.  Wained it down to 300 men I think was the number.  Whoa Praise the Lord for what God can do when you just take your hand off the plow and Let God go to work. When we cant, HE CAN.  That is my prayer and Hope and believe GOD CAN when I cant.  Blessings to all and GOOD NIght.