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Putting Books in the Hands of Foster Children

It’s been a year and a half since we brought Emily home, almost two years since we first saw her picture.  It seems like yesterday I was running around filling out paperwork and making trips to UPS.  Wow, how time … Continue reading

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One Year

  I can’t even believe I’m writing this.  I can not believe it has been one year since we met our daughter for the first time outside the civil affairs office in Nanjing. It seems like yesterday.  Yet, I cannot … Continue reading

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May 11

May 11…. a day that has been weighing on me heavily the last few days.  A day that will always be a reminder of God’s sovereignty.  This day has be significant since the moment we received information about our daughter. … Continue reading

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6 Months

6 months…where did the time go?  I feel like we were just in China, yet it seems like Emily has been with us forever.  We can’t imagine our family without her!  She has changed so much in such a short time. … Continue reading

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Four Months Home

This girl! She’s been with us four months!  It’s hard to believe.  I needed to record her progress so far before these months completely blur together and I forget. When I look at her I am filled with so many … Continue reading

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One year ago…

One year ago today we took a huge step of faith.  One year ago we submitted our application for adoption with Holt International.  One year ago we began the process that was supposed to take 18-24 months. I vividly remember … Continue reading

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One Month as a Chapman

Yesterday marked one month since we met Emily and she joined our family.  That day in China seems like such a long time ago. While she still has a lot of challenges ahead she has changed so much in just … Continue reading

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