Thursday, September 20, 2012

Adoption.


Adoption Day is officially September 18, 2012!
I'm taking a few days off of blogging to be with my precious children as we rejoice together about the mercies of God through Adoption. This adoption is a testimony of the Lord's gracious hand. He providentially lead us to begin the adoption process before we began trying to have biological children. This was weird for us, and I'm sure all our family and friends to adopt first but it's what we really sensed was the right thing for us to do.
 Now, we understand. These precious children needed a home almost immediately after we were an approved home! The Lord has saved these children from such a scary situation in their precious home. It has been over a 2 year journey for us with them, battling in court and they were removed from their birth home a year prior to coming into our lives.
 These children have experienced so much hardship, trials, abuse, so many homes, but they finally have a forever family. This home will not be perfect, their mom and dad are sinners but by grace we will love, cherish, protect and invest our lives in them. We have prayed, so many have prayed, during this whole process for these children. The day of our adoption was a fairytale. It was surreal and it still takes my breathe away and tears flow when I realize that it's finally finished. They are finally Fowlers! 


Introducing….

Jayden Matthew (named after my hubby)



Jazlynn Carol (named after me)

ALL photos were taken by Rebecca Johnston Photography

I want to share so many details with you about our Adoption Day, the Amazing place we stayed, the story behind my daughters outfit, and an amazing adoption party that was hosted for us by a lady I had never personally met! I will share as soon as I can!

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5 comments:

  1. Wonderful, wonderful!!!! Thank you for sharing and what beautiful children you have. What a blessing!!

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    1. Thanks Kendal! I've been thinking of your adoption as we have been finalizing ours! Praying for your little one!

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  2. God has blessed both you and your husband and your wonderful children! Broughts tears to my eyes

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  3. CONGRATS! So happy for you! May God rain His blessings on all of you.

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  4. Congratulations!!! What a blessing these kids have to now be in a home with 2 loving, godly parents. May the Lord be with you & these kids as you all adjust to your new family. I think adoption is a BEAUTIFUL thing & commend you both for following God's call when it seems so against what our culture tells couples is right. Good luck & God bless!!!
    Love,
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