It’s 10 PM and it’s been a long couple of days. We arrived on Saturday afternoon, settled in and went straight to the OLTCH orphanage to see Jasmine and the kids. They were having a birthday party for Rosey, the oldest of the children. Cake, party favors, singing, food and fun was had by all. The kids were so happy. A husband and wife that are with us were going there to see their new daughter. The wife had seen her before and had fallen in love with her. The husband had never met her in person before when he held her for the first time we all watched in tears rolled down many cheeks. I felt so privilege to witness that. Today while we were at the orphanage he was laying on the floor with her and holding her above his head and she was laughing and giggling like that had known each other since she was born. What an awesome feeling to watch this family grow and fall in love with each other. Two other women on a team from Minnesota are also adopting children and they all got to spend their first Mother’s Day yesterday with their new kids. God is so amazing to match up these kids with new mommies and daddies.
|Eric as he met his new daughter, Maddy|
|Charlotte with her new daughters Michelle and Rose-Tinkerbell|
|Mommy Tracey with Maddy|
|Denise with one of her new sons,
There are 30 people staying here at the Queen for the next few nights. Dinner was an interesting time tonight with new people coming and “veterans” helping them out. It sounded like the lobby of the church on a Sunday morning between services where people were talking and hugging and in some cases meeting each other for the first time. Different languages being spoken, different backgrounds but all here for one reason…to see the love of Christ spread throughout the world. I think I caught a little glimpse of heaven tonight.
I forgot my camera cord and my card reader isn’t working so I won’t be able to put pictures on until I get home. Lots of pictures taken.
For those that have been praying for Franski, keep praying. He does have TB and it has settled in his spinal fluid. He is very weak and is not making eye contact at all. The smile you have all seen on the pictures is not there now. I haven’t seen him yet but a friend has been to the hospital and took him to a Dr this morning and they said he needs fluids and protein really bad. He is on IV fluids and is being tube fed. The anti biotic he is on for the TB is a good one but he has been throwing up so much he can’t always keep it down so they aren’t sure how much he is getting. Please pray that he can keep food/meds down and that he is comfortable. His prognosis is not good right now. Please pray for a miracle.
Tomorrow it looks like we will be putting up Samaritan’s purse homes. It is super hot and will be a tough day out in the sun all day. Please pray for safety for everyone out in the hot sun.
Thank you everyone for partnering with us! We couldn’t do any of this without your support!
Love to all!