Archive for the 'update' Category


Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

We got the great news last night! Our dear friends are able to travel to Ghana on Saturday to pick up Zion’s siblings Freedom and Ezekiel! They have been in the adoption process for a little over a year, and now the time has come! We are sooo excited for them, and Zion is giddy […]


Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Wow, its been such a long time since I updated the website. Let me try and remember everything that has happened since then! Well, through a series of miracles, we ended up getting Zion on August 13, 2011. It was a crazy ride as I flew out to Ghana by myself, and stayed for a […]

Just a few weeks away!

Friday, July 29th, 2011

I cant believe it! its almost that time!!!! We are waiting to get a final date once Zion has his visa exit interview on August 8th. We are hoping we will be able to pick him up that Friday the 12th, but need confirmation that his visa would be printed by then. We are so […]

Moving Forward…

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Its hard to believe its been so long since I last updated the blog! I have been posting everything real time on facebook, and sometimes its hard to remember to post on the blog too with so much going on. Anyway, we ended up getting our I600 on June 2nd. Then we had to wait […]

I600 almost approved!

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

I spoke with our case worker at USCIS, and she said she is about to approve our I600! Woo hoo! Next step is filing for his Visa at the US embassy in Ghana. This next step could take a few months, but we are hoping for sooner! Once we get his visa, we can pick […]

Its SO hard to wait!!!!

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

We are in the waiting game, just waiting on different paperwork procedures to be processed. The time is going so slow, and its super hard to be away from Zion. Please join us in prayer for speedy processing through the various government offices that are processing his immigration papers and visa to come home. As […]

Its Official!

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

On Thursday, Zion was officially adopted in court! We are sooo excited and thrilled that he is now a part of our family!! We are hoping to bring him home in the next 6 weeks! We are almost finished with our fundraising- we just need to raise an additional $1500. Help us bring home Zion […]

Court Delayed Today and a $3,000 Donation!!!

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

We are in awe. Yesterday upon getting the mail, I was dumbfounded to open up a letter that enclosed a $3,000 donation to the adoption. I stood there, in the quiet, the wind blowing, as I held that check in my hands. It was overwhelming. Just like that, $3,000 towards bringing Zion home. I ran […]

Missing Ghana and Waiting for my Boy…

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Not much to update these days! We are just waiting for paperwork proceedings from government agencies. We cant wait to get our boy home!!! We are hopeful that we could have him here in 2 months, but it all depends on how fast things are processed. Its in God’s hands! We are still plugging away […]


Saturday, February 19th, 2011

I just got back from Ghana a few days ago. It was an amazing trip! I went with one of my best friends, who is adopting Zion’s siblings. We had a great time traveling together. When we arrived in Ghana, we went straight to the orphanage where Zion is staying. Meeting him was incredible. He […]