Saturday, November 21, 2009

Prayers for our daughter(s!)

A smidge of adoption news. We have been told that we can expect a referral soon. We are anxious with anticipation! Who is she? How old is she? What does she look like?

After we heard that we may have a referral soon, Mark decided it would be a good idea to spend some quality family time praying every night this past week. While we have been praying and talking for months now with each other and our kids, we felt it important to 'ready our hearts' as a family. So, precious. So, each night after our bedtime routine, the 4 of us (and sometimes Anna, the dog)would gather on the boy's floor, hold hands and each of us take a turn to pray out loud. It is so interesting (and hilarious) to hear our boy's hearts and prayers.

"Jesus, I pray she is courageous.'
Jesus, I pray she is little because I've never had a little sister and I want one.
Jesus, I pray she is healthy.
I pray she likes carrots.
I pray she doesn't bite.
I pray she is being taken care of really well right now.
Jesus, I pray she is well-behaved.
I pray she comes home to us really soon.
I pray she speaks English......or Spanish, because I really want to learn Spanish.
I pray she likes to read books.
and the list goes on.....

SOOOOOO precious. In a season of thankfulness and hope, we are HOPING!!!!!

Stay tuned......
Love to all!


  1. that's awesome! praying for your little girl(s)... Praise God.. Lora

  2. But most importantly, what are Anna's hopes and prayers? hehehehehe

    Sooooooooooooooo giddy!!!!!!!

  3. I love the prayers- so cute!! I also can't wait to hear when you have a referral!!It is soon your time!

  4. I'm holding on hope with you!! The time could be so close, and it makes us even more anxious, doesn't it? Our prayers are with you! You better let me know when you hear something!!


  5. YAY! I can't wait to hear! We're praying with you! I miss all the fritchmans!

  6. Oh wow. I spent some time thinking about y'all this weekend... And wondered where you were in the process. A referral soon! How exciting!!!

  7. This post took my breath away...I know for sure that God will answer those beautiful prayers in an awesome God sized way.