The Boroughs Family

The Boroughs Family

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

A year ago yesterday....

Oh my goodness, I feel like such a scatterbrain these days. I honestly don't know the date half the time, and I suddenly realized that today was October 14th, meaning yesterday was October 13th. Why is this important you might ask? A year ago on October 13th, Adam and I officially committed to adopting Luke (known as Ruslan at the time). Wow. It is just hard to believe how much your life can change in a year. What started as a simple act of obedience has completely altered all of our lives forever. Luke was facing an imminent transfer to an institution at the time of his 4th birthday, which was exactly 6 months from the day we committed to bring him home. Irina was not even in our thoughts or plans at the time! I am so thankful that the Lord had far better and more wonderful plans than we could imagine at the start of our journey! I am so thankful that the waiting and the adoption process is now complete, and I get to tuck two more blessings into bed each night. Sometimes I think I might need to crawl to my own bed I am so tired at the end of each day, but it is all worth it and I am overwhelmed by God's blessings!

3 comments:

God's Grace said...

Your family is blessed and I pray that the Lord give you strength day by day. You've been on my heart and in my prayers this week...Terry

NDMom said...

Congratulations! Oh how I wish we could have our families meet one day! We consider meeting you and Adam one of the highlights of our time in Kyiv.

You are such an inspiration. Keep up the good work, Mama! Luke and Irina are adorable!

Love, Paula

Alicia said...

Oh is already a year? I remember the day I saw your email at RR saying you commited I cried like I havent cried in so many time. Ruslan was placed into my heart and I was praying for him, and God answered the prayer: you.

your kit are cute, and as i have read keeping you busy, good luck on the beginning of school for luke

ps, does Luke was active at the orphanage??