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A New Name

Our Arrival to UT: The Meeting On June 06, 2017 Brandon and I nervously walked into the mall food court, not saying much, and nearly shaking from shot nerves.  We had just landed in SLC, UT (thanks to the extremely generous gift of flight miles from Anne) a mere hours earlier and were trying to… Continue reading A New Name

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Welcome Elliana Jayne — Part 1

On Tuesday, May 02, 2017 while at work, I looked down to see my phone buzzing with Courtney Lott flashing across the screen.  My heart began to pound vigorously.  A call from Courtney from Faithful Adoption Consultants usually meant news....whether good or hard, or anything in between.  This call changed our lives in so many… Continue reading Welcome Elliana Jayne — Part 1

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Power of Prayer

You guys have just blessed us so much!  We do not have an update on Baby Girl yet for you guys but hopefully soon and very soon!! BUT While we have been waiting, you guys have continued to just amaze us with you love and generosity! Since Monday, you guys have pulled together just over… Continue reading Power of Prayer

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BIG PRAYERS. BIGGER BLESSINGS.

Sweet Miracles YOU GUYS!!!! We will have our feet on Utah soil in less than a week. Baby girl is due a week from today.  God-willing, we will get to meet precious Mama C and her family next Tuesday! We will FINALLY get to hug her neck and love the mess out of her!  We… Continue reading BIG PRAYERS. BIGGER BLESSINGS.

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168 Hours Later

7 Days. One week. 168 Hours. This is the amount of time it has been since we informed you all that Urgency is Our Game.  We made a plea for you guys to share our story, pray fervently, and to give!  We were given 24 hours to get a little over $23,000 dollars together for the… Continue reading 168 Hours Later

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Permanently stained cheeks

I cannot even think of the words to truly say how grateful we are!! As of 10:00pm today, May 07, we only have $506 of the $23,646 left to raise!!!! DID YOU CATCH THAT?? Only $506 left to go by tomorrow!! Y'all, shame on us for ever doubting what God could do!  You guys have… Continue reading Permanently stained cheeks

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GENDER REVEAL

We got together today with family to reveal the sex of the sweet baby you guys have so kindly been praying for!  We know this is a "dangerous" thing for adopting families, as no adoption is guaranteed, and boy do we know this after already having a failed match just over a month ago. BUT … Continue reading GENDER REVEAL

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Too close to say no

Im sitting in the nursery right now reflecting on the goodness and faithfulness of God! Even when my doubt was big and my faith so very small, He worked.  Of course He did.  Doesn't He always?  When I got the call last Tuesday morning, May 02, that Mama C had chosen us, I told Courtney… Continue reading Too close to say no

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Best Birthday YET

Ever felt completely poured out? Depleted? That's Brandon and I right now.  We are drained, BUT in the absolute best way ever!!!!!! WE ARE MATCHED! On May 03, 2017 (my birthday!!!) we said yes to a Mama that has so dearly been on our hearts.  That sweet belly mama that chose us for her perfect… Continue reading Best Birthday YET

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Urgency Is Our Game

With great urgency I write to you guys. We got an exciting call this morning!!!! We have a match waiting for our yes! BUT we need the upfront funds!  After the failed match in March, a chunk of our funds were lost (this was not any monies that have been raised so far). We have $22,500… Continue reading Urgency Is Our Game