Thursday, February 9, 2012

DRC Adoption: More Blessings

Last night we opened an envelope from a dear couple that we barely know. They sent us $275, and said that they are praying that their money would also multiply. I teared up and Michael thanked God aloud. Being aware of what God is doing here is transforming our hearts. Thank you, friends! May the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you! 

Then we got a $27 check from Kansas City Title. We don't know why! 

If you are reading and have faith in God, this makes sense. If you don't know of faith in God, let me say that we have money coming to us from many directions and the only explanation is that we prayed to God for financial provision and our prayers are being answered. 

We are humbled. We know that Gods answers to our prayers are not always like this. Either way, we believe. We believe in God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit. We believe that Jesus died, rose again, and will come again one day. We believe when the sun is shining, or when clouds cover the sky. We believe when money comes in, or when it doesn't. 

And we have hope. Hope that God shines a light in the dark places. Hope that our children-to-be are safe and can feel peace beyond understanding. 

And we are thankful. For our community. For health. For love. Because what we do for the least of these, we do for God...who loved us enough to sacrifice his son. That is love.

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  1. Love, love, love! So excited to see the Lord working in your midst and answering your prayers! We've seen similar provisions and it is completely humbling! Will be praying for the new additions to your family.

  2. This is so exciting to read... my husband and I have just begun the adoption process for a first child for us, and we are especially excited to see how God is going to provide financially. Thanks for all the updates - they're inspiring!!

  3. Kristyn! I have been following your blog recently and am so blessed and encouraged by your faith and obedience. The Lord is good. So good. Can you please email me your address? We would love to be a part in bringing these precious children home to their family!


    Margaret (Costa) and Warren Robinson


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