The place God calls you is the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet.
-Buechner

Friday, May 6, 2011

OH BABY...

That's right.

We received it.

The call.

OUR CALL.

And we accepted just moments ago - the referral of a beautiful ethiopian five month old baby girl.

(Details to follow...juicy ones.)

Thank you. For sharing in this moment and this journey. Thank you.

This is only the beginning.

31 comments:

Lola said...

I'm so excited I can't stop thinking about it. SO. HAPPY. FOR. YOU.

Kelly said...

Congratulations! I am so happy for you and your family.
Have a wonderful Mother's Day.
Kelly
DTE Oct.15.08

sarah said...

Yeah! I'm so happy for you and your family! Such wonderful, wonderful news! Happy, happy day. :)

Yours Truly said...

YEAH!!!!!!

BCMommy said...

Wahooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations! I am at work, or I'd write more! Will check back later for the full story!!!!!!


YAY!!!
Claire

kelli said...

hooray! that's amazing. I can't wait for this to finally happen for you. I'm excited for more news..

emily said...

I am SOOOOOOOOO happy for you guys! I have tears of joy as I read this. I can't wait to hear all the juicy details later!!!

Chad, Laura, Sara and Seth said...

So thrilled for you. So so thrilled!!! Take it all in!

Bev said...

You know I cried! Can't wait to meet the newest little Keizer! Blessings on you guys,
NanaBev and Grandpa Grant

darci said...

The.best.news.!!! Happy happy day! So thrilled for you!

Shawn and Laura said...

Congratulations,
I've been following your blog for a while and I am very happy for you.

Ashley Kitchen said...

that's great news Ashleigh!! Congratulations!

Gwen said...

OH MY GOODNESS I just about had a heart attack when I checked the boards just now!!!!! I scrolled down frantically to see if that was THE ASHLEIGH I thought it was!!!!! Oh wow, congratulations! I'm so, so, so happy for you!!!!! Can't wait to hear the juicy details!!!!! Praise God!!!!!!!!!!!!

elsie hiebert said...

How excited you must be. WOW!!!! Happy mother's day!!

La Belle Vie said...

So happy for you!!!!

Sharla said...

I am so happy for you! Congratulations! What a fitting and amazing Mother's Day gift from God. I especially love reading this after reading the beautiful words in your last post pre-referral.

A baby girl...such an awesome blessing! You are in for so much joy!

shannon said...

Happy Mothers Day !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I guess I do not need to tell you how very very trilled I am for you !

I will be glued for the juicy details so happy happy
All the best as you celebrate this very special Mothers day

Shannon

Anna said...

I just got goose bumps all over again! What a wonderful Mother's Day gift! Congratuations!!!!

FTD said...

Just like Lola - I'm so excited I can't stop thinking about this!! Such fabulous news - and right before mother's day!! YAY!!!!!

Lee and Anna Hogan said...

AAAAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!!! YAY!!!!! So excited for you guys! Can't wait to hear more!

llthomas said...

Hi Ashleigh and family: Tracy just told me your wonderful news - I'm so happy for you - your entire family must be over the moon with excitement! Its been a long journey but soon you'll be able to welcome your beautiful daughter to a home full of love and many hugs! Congratulations ! Lori (Tracys Aunt)

Shanie said...

Oh my gosh, I cant even imagine the joy you must be emanating!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! The best Mothers Day in the world!!

The Stozeks

Sarah @ Cozy.Cottage.Cute. said...

Ashleigh, you have been so patient and positive this whole, long wait. Now it is finally your turn to announce your referral!!! I am so happy for you I can't stop grinning. I look forward to hearing your referral story and all of the details about her. :)

ShanBan said...

YAY!!! soo glad to read this today!! what a journey! so excited for you guys!!!!!!

Barbara said...

Have you put down her picture for even a second? I bet not!!! Enjoy the ride.

Jennifer said...

I am SOOOOOO happy for you--Congrats!! This made my day--I've been waiting to hear this happy news for WEEKS now (okay, maybe years-hahahaha!)--can't wait to hear more new soon!!!

Veenstra family said...

I'm so thrilled for you family and for your new daughter. She is one blessed little girl. I pray that she'll be a blessing to all of you and to many more beyond. God is so good. You're going to have such a special Mother's Day!

Maria said...

Soooo happy for you!! Finally, now let that court date come fast and that you have her in your arms soon!

Maria

Niki said...

Sooooooo exciting! After such a long wait, I cannot imagine how wonderful this must feel! Can't wait to see you united with your little baby girl!

Kimmyann said...

Wonderful News!

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