Tuesday, January 11, 2011


Please be in prayer! There is a family who is SO CLOSE to deciding to be THE ONES! I have spoken with them and my heart is flying! Prayers that this is IT!

Keep praying! There is a family I just spoke with who is a possibility and one other as well. Also, someone has offered to pay the money a family would need in order to file their I800, AND there is already a $1500 grant that came in to help as well. If a family is able to file by the 23, they will then have six months to complete the adoption. Keep those prayers coming!

Even MORE updates! This afternoon I was contacted by phone by a REPORTER from Indiana who is going to write a column about Davids this weekend.

There is a family who has a state homestudy and is working to see if they can complete the necessary requirements to be his forever family.

I am a planner by nature. This is testing that to no end as I "want" so much to plan for the What Ifs. What if he doesn't have a family by the 23... what can I do then. Can he come for a student VISA? Is there a family who would take him in that capacity? Is there a contact I can keep in touch with him through and help him financially to get stabilized? Etc Etc Etc... BUT we are waiting. We are being patient in God to see HIS glory shine through. And He's already bringing so many people together through this. He's raising awareness through this one boy. He's working. And I need to step back and let HIM work...


Laurie said...

Oh praise you Jesus!!!! I have been praying. I can't get this out of my head!!! D will have a forever home!!! There is no doubt in my mind!!! Keep moving these mountains God - Only YOU can and will do it!!!

travcat said...

Wonderful news!!!! God is watching over him!


Lora said...

Wonderful news!! Please PLEASE let us know when his family puts in their application. I cannot get this boy off my mind and won't be able to rest until I know he won't be left to the streets. I am so happy to hear there have been some serious inquiries about him!!

ashleypmo said...

Praying, praying, PRAYING!!!

Molly said...

come on! come on! Lets get him a family!!!
I've been thinking about him ALL DAY.

Kelly said...

I'll be praying for Davids. I love your heart and your desire to stand in the gap for this young man.

debi said...

Thank you Lord. God is putting this boy on our hearts in a big way. I cannot get him out of my thoughts today. I don't want to either. It's a sad thing that was done to this sweet boy but God is in charge. What a blessing to be praying for Davids.God is good.

Stacey said...

Oh we will continue to be in prayer. Ever since I read the story my heart has been burden. Please keep us posted on the family and their financial needs so we can all help! Every penny counts! All things are possible!! Mighty mountain be moved!

love said...

following links here through facebook & praying with you! will spread the word & follow along!

for His glory!!

Angel said...

Oh my words!!!! I AM SO RELIEVED!!! I pray this works out. My heart is physically HURTING right now. Please keep us updated. My husband and I are very concerned for this precious boy.

Kelly said...

Praying for this precious boy!

I am praying that Davids finds his forever family!! Please keep us updated. We are also in the process of adopting older siblings (a brother - 14 and sister - 11)from Estonia so my heart really aches for this boy. Sending positive vibes and prayers.

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