Tuesday, November 2, 2010

just a glimpse

i can't tell you how badly i want to show off pictures of the little boy we are waiting so desperately for. but, since i can't...i thought i'd give you a little teaser :)

in six short weeks, ryan and i will be staring into these precious brown eyes in person!! i can't wait for that day! even more so, i can't wait until these adorable eyes are staring back at me across the dinner table during family dinners for years to come. oh the things i can't wait to tell him! this adoption has been an adventure for sure...but in the most wonderful of ways. the Lord is teaching us so much about Himself, about His gift of adoption for each of us, and ryan and i are definitely changed people.

oh little man, we can't wait to have you home!! we are praying for you, for your health, for your safety and for your little heart to already begin being tied to ours. we dream of having you home and nestled across the hall in the comfort of your own bed. we can't wait to watch you grow and change, and to see what the Lord has in store for you. what a gift you are! we love you already more than we could have imagined. we thank God for your first momma who gave you the gift of life despite other options. we pray that all will go smoothly so we can get you home as soon as possible!! we're coming soon, little guy. hold tight :)


Barry and Amy said...

What a beauty!!

We are adopting from Ethiopia as well! I'd love to ask you some questions... if you'd be willing would you email me at:

amylr36 (at) yahoo (dot) com

So happy for you guys!

The Koen Family said...

Found your blog on the Ethiopian Blog list....we have a court date for Dec. 7th.....is that about the time that ya'll will be there also? We'd love to meet other families while we are there!

Jessica Yentsch said...

I got all teary eyed reading your post. We are praying the same things over our little one (whom we don't know yet) and I'll pray the same things over yours. Blessings to you!!!

PS. I'd love to talk on a more personal level if you'd like to email me at jessicayentsch (at) gmail (dot) com

Bethany said...

oh look @ those big beautiful brown eyes!!!! So excited for you all to meet him face to face! And even more excited for him to be home with you! Praying that God would work out the details quickly!!! We can't wait to love on him & have play dates of course! I just realized that your son is just 2 months older than our son! =)

Jamie said...

PRECIOUS eyes!!! oh my!!! i am so excited for you guys!!!!

Trish said...

Oh, Lesli, what a joy it is for you to see his face! You don't have to show us more...His eyes say it all! I know that when he sees Momma and Papa's eyes light up when he sees them that he will see how much he is truly loved. Isn't it amazing how God can plant that love instantly? So happy for you all!