Family 2013

Family 2013
Ohana means family. Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.

Monday, December 1, 2008


Boo w/her "puple Tee" :) Granma
bought for her

I decorated her tree in a Guatemalan theme
(click pic to make it bigger)

My tree climbing monkeys!

Guess what I am thankful for ?

Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday. The day before Thanksgiving in 2006, I received the call that Boo was finally (after 2 kick outs) OUT of PGN!! The relief was huge. We were thrilled! This year we know we are SO close to seeing our new daughters sweet face, so another exciting Thanksgiving.
If you go down to my last post, click on Jana and Michelle's name and go see there BEAUTIFUL children!! They just came home from Ethiopia this weekend.
I am so happy for them.
Notice the picture of Bella on my sidebar? Click on it and read her story. She came home from Guatemala , and was recently diagnosed with cancer. Please pray for her. Abby and Bella are so young...they should be playing dress up not having chemo treatments.
Still #4, I will be seeing my baby girl very soon...I feel it :)


Jana said...

Very excited for you, thanks for all the encouragement!

Rhonda said...

Oh Maria, I just love the Guatemalan tree. Never thought of that. That is truly soooo beautiful. Hope you don't mind if I "borrow" your idea????

Congrats on number FOUR......Sending many hugs and prayers that you hear something really SOOOOON!!!

Momma said...

what a great idea to do the Guatemalan tree! I love it!

praying for you a you await your baby!

The Boyce Family said...

Hi! Glad you found us. I've stumbled on a few other AGCI/Ethiopian families blogs but had not seen yours yet. So fun to put faces with names! You will notice that our blog is (as of yet) silent on the adoption issue--we are announcing it in our Christmas cards which we hope to send out this weekend! Once we've officially "come out" we will start posting about it. We are so excited to have begun connecting with other AGCI/Ethiopian families and are really looking forward to the adoption journey! We will be in touch!

"...Once our eyes are opened, we can't pretend we don't know what to do. God who weighs our hearts and keeps our souls knows that we know, and holds us responsible to ACT..." Proverbs 24:12

"Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world." James 1:27
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