A year ago, Vera was in a children’s home in St. Petersburg.
There, her grandmother would visit often and take her home on the weekends.
Her grandmother wanted a new home for this little girl, and though she could not take care of her, she knew that God could provide a way to make it happen. And so she prayed for Vera that God would give her a good home, with children, and music, and most of all, love.
At the same time, back in Texas, Sharon and Richard are wondering who, or even if, there is going to be completion in the process of adoption. The above photo was the first picture we ever saw of Vera. I don’t know who took it, but it is precious to me. We first saw it on Feb 23, 2006.
On Feb 27, we got these photos to add to the collection.
So, it has been since June 23 (gotcha day) since we have had her with us, July 4 since she came home.
Last night she said “Mom, In Russia, ten days was too short!”
Which confused the heck out of us 🙂 SEEMED LIKE A LONG TIME to me.
We had some photos taken back in late October. Look at what love has done.
And every star up in the sky
has driven me to testify
that I wanna know You.
That’s why God made the moon.
For nights like these when we dream of all eternity.