My thoughts are more focused this week on our children in the Ukraine than in the past few weeks. This Wed is our goal date for our Lifesong fundraising. We have been so blessed thus far and are truly humbled by the generosity of close friends and family as well as casual acquaintances. God has reveled himself and shown that He does in fact own the high heavens, the earth, and everything in it as He has given us some of His earthly money for our adoption. Again, I say to myself, ” Who am I that anyone would donate so sacrificially in order for us to bring our children home?” Quickly, though, I realize that I am asking the wrong question altogether. I should be asking, “God, who am I that you have chosen to reveal yourself in part through my family?” Then I realize that actually I should not spend my time asking such a question as this but instead should be spending my time praising God for exactly who He is and what He has chosen to do in His perfect timing!
Although this week is exciting for us as we see the balance on Wed from our 6 weeks or so of fundraising and sharing our story (don’t worry, money given to Lifesong on our behalf after Wed still goes to help our adoption:), this is just another summer week for our children. Their lives have yet to be impacted by anyone’s generosity. How amazing it will be when one day we sit down and let them know about the many loved ones who gave in order for them to be brought home with us. I can only imagine that once they understand what God has done, they will be even more humbled and appreciative than we are.