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Wednesday, July 7, 2010

New Taya picture!

Seriously? Is there anything cuter then a bonnet on a smiling baby?  I LOVE knowing how much love and stimulation Taya and all her friends received from Gretchen and her family.  What a gift for these kids to know they are valued and loved. To feel the love of Jesus thru this kind family :)

Mama's coming little one. Hang in there.

~Well we hoped to travel in August but alas in the world of IA , you never know whats around the corner :(  We are so close to being done with our dossier and now there is another change with some paperwork , and we have to have it re-done. Not huge but a hassle. Also it turns out that Taya's country closes for 2 weeks in July, so no dossier can be processed :( When it opens back guessed, backlog ! So we are still praying for August but sadly it just may not be. Dang it.
~Upside, flights are much cheaper in September :)
~Downside, well you know what those are !

Hugs !


Marianne said...

She is just precious!! S

Lisa said...

she is so sweet and cute. Just a teeny tiny little one. Ugh I wish with waiting children you could just go and get them and do your paperwork later :) Seems reasonable right?

Bianca said...

Oh my goodness! She is so gorgeous!! It makes me kind of sad that the picture they had on RR for a long time, you couldn't tell that she had this kind of personality. What a little doll!!

gaby said...

She is so adorable. I can't wait until she comes home!

KSL64 said...

What a great, big, happy smile. The picture just warms my heart.

missy said...

what a beautiful and precious girl! i hope you will be able to bring her home as soon as possible!!!

Mel said...

oh gosh, she is the prettiest little thing!!
sorry about the delay(s) - nothing new in the world of IA, lol, right? i can sing a song about that, hah.
and september, it's just around the corner, hang in there.
God bless,

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Kristin Ferguson said...

I LOVE that bonnet. Make sure you take another hat/bonnet with you and they may let you trade out for that one (if you want to that is). I ended up doing that with the hat Nadia wore in most of her pictures of our orphanage visits. I also love seeing Taya smile. I caught glimpses of her smiles when we'd walk past her groupa but never saw one as big as in this picture! What a treasure!!!

Praying you will be travelling to Taya VERY SOON!!!


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