Saturday, August 28, 2010

Sunday morning

Last Sunday after church I thought about how much I would miss church while we are gone.  We really love our church and never fail to walk away feeling revived spiritually and emotionally.  We are new members, yet the people there have welcomed us with loving arms and given us incredible support throughout this adoption.  This is not our first adoption, but it is the first time we have received so much support throughout the process.  Six months ago we were strangers to the people at our church, but now we are family.  This morning we especially miss our church family!  I found it so amazing that when I was giving Malachi a shower this morning he asked me, "Do they have church in China?"  We had not told him it was church day, but his spirit must have felt the same void mine feels this morning knowing we will miss going to church and having fellowship with our great friends.  It does make it feel better to know Christina will be able to go to church and that she is staying with a wonderful family from our church so we still have that connection to our church family.

We are now headed to breakfast and will go touring Beijing after that.  Spokoynoy nochi to our Siberian princess!


Judy & Gary said...

So glad you are well on your way to getting the rest of your family. We will continue to keep you all in our prayers for health, well being, safe travels and at last, an uneventful arrival back home!
Love, Aunt Judy & Uncle Gary

Anonymous said...

Glad you made it safely! We are thinking and praying for you!

Jill Matthews and the gang at TVA

sierrasmom said...

I am glad you are there safely. When you get back you are going to have to tell me how you got the black background for your daughter's portrait. I love it!!! Can't wait to see you with your children!!

Jane said...

Heartened you are in China safely. Sending the best of thoughts as you travel meeting your precious newest family members and bringing them home.
All our best!