Friday, October 28, 2016


Right now we are on our way to meet our "new little Wallace" 
We have been crazy busy during the last 6 weeks , I haven't had much time to keep in touch with everybody through this time around!!. 
We already left home! and now I will be posting here all updates, pictures and our prayers request , Thank you for traveling with us!!! 
 We have our appointment with the DAP this Monday October 31. we go again!! 
(En estos momentos vamos de camino a conocer nuestro  "pequeño(a) Wallace" nuevo(a).
Las últimas 6 semanas han sido muy intensas y nos ha resultado imposible mantenernos en contacto a través de fb. Ahora ya salimos de Casa asi es que será más fácil dedicarle más tiempo a fb para compartir con ustedes los detalles de esta adopción , fotos , etc.( tenemos cita en el Depto de Adopción  del pais de nuestro pequeño(a) este lunes 31 de Octubre) ....asi es que aquî vamos denuevo!!!)

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Appointment moved up!

Quick update. Last week we received the unexpected news that our appointment at Department of adoption of our child's country was moved up to October 31. This has added extra stress to our Journey..... We have less time to be able to fully fund this adoption......  Please keep us in your prayers! 

Monday, October 3, 2016

Moving Forward ...

I must start this post with a huge THAN YOU to all our friends that have  signed up to receive e-mailed notifications from this blog about new posts. Thank you for calling me to ask me for updates!! 
In my last post I shared that few weeks ago on September 2nd we received the devastating news that our little "Ivan" was not longer available for adoption. 
Thee days later we received the news that his country had approved all our paperwork (Dossier) and gave us a travel date, November 8, 2016, to finalize the adoption of another special needs child (if we still wanted to go through with this adoption) 
It was then that we reached out to all our prayer warrior friends (again!!) We were in desperate need of prayer. We needed our Lord's wisdom  for our next step. If it was His will for us to move  forward with this adoption we needed for Him to open our hearts to the idea of adopting a different child than our little Ivan. It was a decision we couldn't make on our own.We needed the body of Christ more than ever before. 
Today I can announce that after more tears and continued prayer we have decided to move forward and to keep our appointment at the Department of Adoption of our child's country on November 8th. We will receive in our hearts  and in our family the child that our Lord has chosen for us.

Please , keep us in your prayers
Thank you!!!
"I will go before you and level the mountains;
I will shatter the doors of bronze and cut through the bars of iron" ( Isaiah 45:2)

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sad news

It has been very hard to write this update. Few days ago we received the sad news that  our little boy "Ivan" is not longer available. Please keep us in your prayers . The last 5 days have been very hard.We are heartbroken.We are unsure regarding our next step ...we are still grieving for our child.
We are praying for wisdom right now.
Thank you.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Our "Paper Baby" On The Way ....

I’m so sorry for taking this long to update this blog! ( I'll do better from now on!!) 
We are done with all the paperwork!!!.Thank you God!!!....and the last 2 documents (FBI clearance and USCIS - I171H/Immigration ok to adopt ) that were missing from our dossier are right now flying to our little one's country in the hands of a very special lady! ( she was a crucial part of our in country facilitation team during our last adoption) . So , now we continue waiting....until we hear that our dossier was submitted in National Adoption Office ( in country) to be reviewed and to receive an appointment date ( traveling date!) . This could take 6 to 10 more weeks ....
44 Dossier documents Apostilled!!!!

 While we wait we are getting nervous trying to work more in fundraising for our Family Sponsorship Program with Reece's Rainbow and also with Youcaring..... 
I have received numerous e-mails from friends asking me how to pray for us and asking me for updates in this blog!! ( Sorry again for delay!) 
It is a huge comfort to know that people are praying for us. Thank you Lord for the body of Christ!
Please, pray for our child's health 
Please pray for our Lord's protection and love to cover him every minute of the day and night.....he has  no idea that he has a mommy and a daddy on the other side of the world trying to bring him home....he has no idea that he is already sooo very loved...
Please pray that we would keep our eyes on and trust in Jesus
 It is easy to get distracted, worry about the money we need to make..raise, and downs at work, ..updated adoption classes we had to take and books we needed to read , complete boat loads of paperwork ...days, weeks .. months go by in the midst of all this, it is easy to take our eyes of Jesus . Keeping our focus on Him, waiting on Him, trusting in Him is exactly what we need to keep doing.
Psalm 27:13,14. It says, “I am confident of this, I will see the goodness of the Lord…Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.” I have continued to hold onto this verse since our first adoption ...everything is easier to handle when our eyes are fixed on Jesus and not our circumstances.
Please pray for financial provision
 While we don’t know how or when He will provide for us, we take comfort in that He has all those details worked out already.
Philippians 4:19 says, “And my God will supply ever need of yours according to his riches…” 
Lord, You are Trustworthy

We understand that we cannot put our trust in our own will and way. While we lack the vision to see how our circumstances will best glorify Your name , we can trust that You  Lord are working for our good and Your purpose.                                                    

Thank you for your prayers!!!! 

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Working On Dossier...

Once again feeling very "paper pregnant!!" . This past week was a very busy one. Our Dossier is almost finished . 42 documents already finished and notarized so far, on the way to Tallahassee to get Apostilled ( to make documents legal internationally) .We need just 2 more documents to be completely done with our adoption paperwork requirements... for now ....
                   ( After 48hrs working almost non stop in our Dossier , in full term paper pregnancy!)

Please , pray that our paperwork gets apostilled without issues and we can have them back next week.
Thank you!

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Our Home Study is finalized!!

        We received news this morning that our Home Study is finished and in the mail on its way to our house (all 4 originals we need!!) this is great! We are moving few steps closer to our little one!