17 May 2011


Some very dear friends of ours recently finalized the adoption of their 16 year old son!  We were privileged to be able to be at the final hearing.  It was so awesome to see Vidol sign papers that made him Darren and Tonia's son!  So fun to see him get a forever family, and a new name added to the end of his.  He was so adorable (if he'll allow me to describe him that way!) so happy.  They all were.  It was an emotional, happy, warm, fuzzy feeling.  Praise God!  To Him be the Glory!

It was neat for the kids to get to witness this too.  They were all very well behaved:)

Beautiful family!  He fits right in! 
After the court house we all headed to the school for an Adoption/16th birthday party.
Delightful banner made by Darcy.

Very fun evening.  Good food, good friends, great reason to be together.


Blogger alee said...

How wonderful & Praising HIM! Our hearts are so tender towards the older orphans...There is a HUGE need for parents that are willing to reach out to them & bless them with a families love! Thank you for posting about this!

May 17, 2011 at 4:27 PM  
Blogger Mrs. K said...

Such a blessing for both Darren & Tonia and family AND Vidol. Thanks for sharing pics - looks like a very special day!

May 17, 2011 at 7:58 PM  
Blogger Katie said...

What a beautiful family and such a great way to celebrate a special day!

May 17, 2011 at 9:35 PM  
Blogger Jody said...

How awesome that there was such a large crowd for his adoption. He'll never forget the love that you all showed just by being there.

May 18, 2011 at 10:32 AM  

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