Saturday, January 03, 2009
CHARLY ... this from his Ohio mom ....Our lawyer for Charly had an emergency surgery for her child and with not getting the papers from the lawyer in Haiti verifying our legal adoption in Haiti yet...they filed a 30 day extension...so here goes another month!!!!!!!!!!!! Our poor little boy!!!!!!!!!
Wednesday, December 31, 2008
This last year has been interesting. It has been both good and tough for our family but we always look ahead with optimism. This next year for us will bring at least 2 trips to Haiti. We will be leaving on Jan 24th for a trip to see GREAT friends, and to check out some new spots and look into the Training centers that hopefully will be up and running sometime in 2009. We are VERY excited about these training centers. Not completely sure yet what God has in store for us but cannot wait to see what doors open!
I am not sure how many years we have been getting together but we spend every New Years Fonduing with friends. It started many years ago with just Mark and Cheri and us.
Last year we added some more friends to the mix. Jeff and Michelle (need to start a blog) and Jason and Julie. We have so much fun getting together. There will be 18 kids here. Good thing we have a good size basement with a big screen tv down there!! :)
Tuesday, December 30, 2008
When Charly was three years old, he was holding a kerosene lamp. The hot oil was spilled into his lap, resulting in severe burns. An infection set in and there were no meds in
The family had paid all the fees, done all the paperwork, had a passport for Charly showing him with his new last name, AND then the ruling came down that he was not "adoptable." What?!?!? The government denied the adoption!
The ONLY hope now is a hearing to reverse the decision. An attorney has drawn up all the papers and is known as the only attorney that has been able to get decisions like these reversed in the country of
Please pray that Charly will be able to be reunited with his
Please pass this email onto to anyone else who will be faithful in prayer for Charly and his family! God bless you!
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Sunday, December 28, 2008
We were at my Grandma's tonight and this is what we came home too!!! We laughed SO hard!!! What a riot!!! I have done some Tping in my life but never INSIDE!!! I have a strong suspicion of who did this!! You guys are awesome!!! :) We had to get pictures right away. You know we were short on toilet paper and look what the good Lord provided!!! I am just bummed that you didn't finish taking down the wallpaper in the hallway and dining room!!! :)