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I tossed and turned all night constantly rolling over to check my phone. We were waiting for one of the most important calls of our life. At some point on the morning of May 6, 2009 a judge in Ethiopia was suppose to be looking over a set of documents that included just about anything […]
A few weeks ago Jonah (2yrs) met a man who knew Amharic. We encouraged the man to try and speak to him in his former tongue. Danae and I held our breath waiting to see how he would respond. With a sense of confusion, Jonah looked at us to see if we approved. He then […]
One year ago I clicked on an email attachment and saw these two faces. My wife and I had just committed to adopting them. As this picture came up on my computer screen, I knew very little about them. The feelings of contentment I now have when I hear their infectious laughter reverberate in our […]
This will be one of my favorite pictures for the rest of my life. Here is my grandfather, who has taught me as much about the gospel as anyone, and my two sons after arriving from Ethiopia. Words cannot express the glory and grace that was felt in this moment.