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Monday, July 21, 2008

getting closer

Both boys are in a week-long baseball tournament, so we are definitely busy.  That has helped me not obsess over the court date that is coming up on Thursday.  The Lord has faithfully given me scripture to ease my mind and remind me that He is King of Kings and the Ultimate Judge over all.  

This morning I read "Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you, and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you.  For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him."  Isaiah 30:18

As we wait for an Ethiopian judge to legally make our little guy an Alexander, I am thankful for a God of justice that is merciful to His own.

13 comments:

Lori said...

I'm sure HE is getting pummeled (sp)with prayers for the Alexander Team!

I know he's getting sick of hearing from me!!! :)

Will do a post today at some point with a ton to catch up on! Just got more new pics. and they are of wrong little girl! :( Boo!!

GWEN OATSVALL said...

I am beyond excited ... I just know I won't sleep a wink once your plane leaves to go to Ethiopia ... I just want so badly to see A in your arms ... The newest Alexander !!! Sister, I am so thankful God brought us together !!!!

Rebecca said...

We are praying for you this week and for a Successful court date!

Hauswife said...

BLESSED are those who wait for Him! You are and will be very, very blessed by Him, Em...

Thank goodness for the distraction of baseball this week, right? Stay busy, girl! Abe is on the WAY!!!

HOT DOG!!! :D

Ellen said...

Just three days left!!

Hope I get to hang with your girls this week! We had so much fun last time! (At least I did :)

These Three Kings said...

WOW! WOW!! how in the world did i miss this news!! I am so excited for you girl!!!! WOW!! I don't even know what to say other than.. LORD BE GLORIFIED!!!

love you and praying for you guys! hugs!

steffany said...

AMEN! AMEN!
You'll probably travel in August!!!!

The woman who is staying with us from Ethiopia, her husband is still there. He is a wonderful resource. amazing Christian man. Let me know if you want his number.

Tymm said...

prayers for a successful court date...

Melissa said...

Praying Praying Praying Praying Praying Praying Praying Praying Praying Praying Praying Praying having a snack Praying Praying Praying Praying.

Kristy -Mom to 4 and soon to be more! said...

Sooooooo excited for you!!!!!!!!!
Blessings,
Kristy

Jennifer Morgan said...

Thinking of you as the day nears. I will be thinking/praying for you guys.

Holli said...

I love Isaiah! Praying for peace for you, baby boy to officially be baby A and court to be out of session!:)

Lori said...

Still praying! :) xo Lor

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