Monday, September 06, 2010

Call to Prayer

Linny at A Place Called Simplicity has once again sent out a call to link to her blog.... this time in prayer for the orphan. Love it! We could definitely use prayer in our adoption journey. I'm sure there will be many more requests as we go, but for now we're praying for finances. We are so close to having enough for our next fee "chunk" that is to be sent the next week or so. And then... I'm trying not to look too far down the path. Money is coming, but these next two chunks are the biggies and we're in need of raising it. I give God the glory because He's done wonders already! Your prayers will definitely help!


Jenn said...

Praying, fasting, and standing with you in prayer!

Deb said...

You know I will be fasting and praying with you, friend!!

Erica said...

Praying and fasting that God will provide the funds you need and the strength in the midst of your parenting challenges! God bless you!

Karen said...

Praying for you today.

JR said...

Came over from A Place Called Simplicity. I am fasting & praying for you today.

I went into Mcklinky and changed your link to a permalink...otherwise people can't find your prayer request...

Anyway, we are praying with you...He who promised is faithful...xo

Praying for you today.

In Christ,
janet and gang

read your blog last night (came over from Linny's blog) and praying for your needs today.

ps: special ed teachers are saints on earth!

Ashley said...

Fasting and praying for you and your finances, Lisa!

joeks said...

You are in my prayers.
Stand fast in knowing God will provide!

Over from Linny's blog...praying and fasting for you today. God bless, Jennifer

Praying with you for finances to come through and everything to be put in place in His time.

connie said...

standing in the gap through prayer and fasting today for the orphan, your family and others! Blessings from OK!

Hi Lisa, I am praying for you today, asking the Father to provide the finances needed for your adoptions. May He strengthen you during periods of waiting. He will provide! God bless you!

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