Ok..I am naming this post in honor of our good friends Mike and Julie Armstrong. About a year ago Mike and Julie came to us with the awesome news that they were going to adopt from Ethiopia. I can not begin to tell you how excited I was (and still am) for them. Mike and Julie are wonderful parents to their 4 children, Catie, Abbie, Drew, and Sammi. They have had their paperwork done for quite some time now and have just been playing the waiting game for their refferal from the agency. I spoke to Julie on the phone this morning and God has spoken!! Mike and Julie recieved their refferal this week!! They have seen pictures and video of their new son and they could not be happier that God has choosen their family to raise HIS son!! This was pulled off of Julies blog, but since it is a private blog, I don't want to give too much out:
"Today, we accepted the referral of a little boy named Tinsaye (say the "aye" with a long /i/ sound like "Tins-eye"). His name means "Resurrection." Here we are, a week before Easter, and the name of the child God promised us almost exactly a year ago, is "Resurrection." Wow." ~~Julie Armstrong
I have read that more times than I can count and each time it has brought tears to my eyes!! Julie's best guess is that her new son will be home with her by August! I love you, Mike and Julie, Good luck with everything!! God Bless!