"Once our eyes are opened, we cannot pretend we don't know what to do. God, who weighs our hearts and keeps our souls, knows that we know, and holds us responsible to act." Proverbs 24:12

“There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.”- William Butler Yeats

Monday, April 6, 2009

Heading Out

The packages (Anna Grace & AJ) have been delivered safely into their Po-Po's arms and now I am just finishing up the last minute packing.

Kai was beside himself with excitement about SeaWorld. I think he told everyone who's crossed his path the last two days where he was going.

I checked the weather and was hoping for a typical hot and muggy Florida day so that he could get drenched by Shamu, but alas, he'll be instead wearing a jacket since the high will be 60. Oh well. That's ok! I know he's still gonna have a blast.

I have lots of do and probably won't be going to bed until close to 2:00 a.m. to be up by 5:30, so I'm keeping this short.

Thank you all for the prayers and a big thank you to the Orlando families (especially all the HFS families) that have emailed offering their help and of course, to Po-Po and Ayi for watching our other babies. I am humbled and blessed.

God is holding us tight in His grip! I feel it.....BIG!!!!

As promised, here are some pictures of our boy celebrating his 3rd Forever Family Day! I'll post from the RMH (Ronald McDonald House) when we arrive tomorrow evening.

Enjoy the cuteness!








Terynn said...

These pics are fabulous! You are so blessed, Ohilda! Your family loves you. Your kids love you. Your Father loves you. Go in peace, but keep in touch, so the blog world keeps on lovin' you! haha

Waitingfaithfully said...

Praying as you go! Thank you for sharing your beautiful babies with us!

Love you~


mom2-4boys said...

Oh my sweetness the pictures are awesome. I love the one of the 4 kiddos.

Have a blast a Sea World enjoy the 60 degreee weather its raining here in Mass.. Tell Shamu hi from us.

BTW we will be in FLA this summer, maybe we can meet.

Praying for you always..

Tracey and the boys

Jill said...

OH! What fun and JOY in these photos! I absolutely LOVE them!
I will be praying and praying that things go SOOOOO smoothly this week for EVERYONE!
Will watch for updates!
Love, Hugs and PRAYERS dear one!

Aus said...

Well it was a great 3rd!! You won't be seeing this for a while I'm guessing - so know that we're praying for you guys - I'm cofident that things will go well! As always - if you need anything (from afar anyway) you have our digits! Oh - and 60 - lady where I'm from 60 in April - time for the shorts and tee shirts! :)

hugs - aus and co.

sara said...

those pictures are awesome!!!

Have a fantastic time at Sea World!!

praying for all of you!

Keisha said...

Oh my word.. now thats a WHOLE lot of CUTENESS!!!

Karin said...

Your kids are totally CUTE!!! :) Have fun at Sea World! Praying for you all.

Angie said...

Ohilda and Kai,

We hope you have a wonderful time at Sea World and we will be praying for all to go well in the days that follow at the hospital. We will also pray that Anna Grace will realize that since Mama came back last time she will be coming back this time too.


The Byrd's Nest said...

These pictures are just gorgeous!

I am praying for ALL of you! Extra prayers for little Anna Grace though......praying she will be covered like a blankie with all of our prayers for her.

Holly said...

Your kids could not be any more beautiful. ALL of them...even the big kids grown and on their own!
What a marvelous plan God has for your little Kai. Prayers envelope you as you go through this next page of your story...we know the Author and He is good.

He And Me + 3 said...

Have a great time at sea world and Happy late 3rd Family day. He looks so happy and precious. love the picture of him pointing. Hysterical.

Michelle said...

What incredible pictures of your beautiful family!!

Michelle said...

Sorry, I was premature in hitting "post." I hope you and Kai are having a wonderful day together!!

You are ALL in my thoughts and prayers, Ohilda.

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