Markon’s Story

M’s Story, Part IV

Posted by on Feb 3, 2012 in Adoption #2 - Markon, Markon's Story | 6 comments

M’s Story, Part IV

This is a continuation of our latest adoption story. Please read parts I, II and III of “M’s Story” before reading this. On Wednesday, January 4th,  we found out that M was “paper ready” and was now available to the other families in the YWAM program (however YWAM’s WC site was down and his profile was unable to be viewed by families.) While we were still clinging onto our faith and trust in God, this news was a bit worrisome. His chances of getting chosen by another family had increased significantly and we were no where near being ready for his referral...

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M’s Story, Part III

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Markon's Story | 0 comments

M’s Story, Part III

This is a continuation of the story of our latest adoption. Be sure to read the previous 2 posts, Part I and II of M’s Story, before reading this post. God’s miraculous hand in this story had begun working out the details long before we even knew M existed. You see,  we began to plan this mission  trip to Ethiopia  in June of 2011. Although Jason had a great job with 3 weeks paid vacation, his employer had told him that he could not have the time off to go to Ethiopia in October due to important deadlines and a big conference that he needed to attend. Regardless, we felt...

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M’s story, Part II

Posted by on Feb 1, 2012 in Markon's Story | 2 comments

M’s story, Part II

This is a continuation of our latest adoption story. Start at “Why the Silence, M’s Story Part I” before reading this post… After talking to Jason, I did what most women do, I immediately got on the phone and called a select few friends to share the news with. I knew we could not really tell anyone since this adoption was nearly impossible, but I had to share with someone! I then called YWAM and excitedly told them that Jason had met a little boy that we know we are to adopt. I felt defeated when they told us we could not get into their program. Not only was the...

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Why the Silence? M’s story part I

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012 in Markon's Story, When God's Comes Through | 3 comments

Why the Silence? M’s story part I

Why the silence lately??? Because I knew if I blogged at all, I would spill the beans! Today Jason and I officially accepted the referral of a precious little boy from Ethiopia. Our journey to him and everything that has occurred along the way is nothing less than miraculous. We decided not to announce this adoption until we had the official referral because our agency (YWAM) was honest and upfront with us from the beginning and said, frankly, that this adoption was impossible and it was unrealistic for us to expect it to happen. We also want to be clear that YWAM did not show us any favor or...

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