"To Him who is able to do immeasureably more than all we ASK or IMAGINE...to Him be the glory..." Eph.3:20.
This morning, the 18th, Mike's birthday, Weiqi became our daughter, Caris Dennehy, at the Civil Affairs Office in Nanning, Guangxi Province. Mike says she is the best b'day present he's ever received!
This happy occasion follows a wondrous day yesterday, when Mike, Ryan and Sharon met Caris for the first time. We were surprised to learn that she had been living with a foster family for 5 years. We were warned that this attachment might cause some separation problems. To the contrary! The foster family was a gracious Australian family who prepared her COMPLETELY for us and taught her some English.
Caris is a precious gem. She is beautiful on both the outside and the inside. She has a great sense of humor and is very playful, curious and happy. It's heartwarming to see her and new brother Ryan goofing around together despite the language barrier. They're two peas in a pod!