July 18, 2009

I Promise




I promise to love this amazing child that God has chosen to be my daughter for as long as I live.

We finalized our adoption on Wednesday. I have thought about how I would put all this into words, I don't know that there are words that would do it justice, so I'm going to keep it simple. Doug and I promised in front of God, the judge and our family and friends to be the best parents we can be to this amazing child. We finally closed one chapter in our journey and opened a new, Amen.

Here are some pictures that Leslie took to capture some of the excitement from our big day. Thanks to everyone who shared in our joy, we are blessed beyond measure.

15 comments:

Missy said...

Marla,
Congratulations on one of the biggest days for your family!!! Adalyn is a gift from God!

Kam said...

Yay, Marla! What a blessing! Who cares about vacation!?! It's FINAL!!! WooHoo! So happy for you! These pictures are priceless!!!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

Congratulations.....What a special day!! You have one amazing little girl and she is blessed to have such a wonderful family!!

Hugs,

Lisa

Marla said...

Awwwwww, congrats!!! What a beautiful family!

Jboo said...

Congratulations!! You have such a beautiful family!

Janet

The Byrd's Nest said...

Adalyn is truly a special gift from God. What a wonderful...joyous day!

mommy24treasures said...

You are all so beautiful. What a special day.

Melissa said...

Congratulations on this final step! You all are a beautiful family!

RamblingMother said...

Congrats on your Forever Family Day in court! What great pics.

JennyMac said...

So exciting! Congratulations on such a special and wonderful day.

sara said...

Happy Final Adoption Day!! What a blessing to close one chapter in your life and begin another!

Carolin said...

Congratulations!!! Wish we could have been there to celebrate w/ you guys!

Parents, Kids and Schnoodles - oh my! said...

Congrats on the "official-ness"! And what beautiful HAPPY GLOWING photos to capture the special day!

Rachie (Walker's Mom) said...

What a journey! Congratulations on finaizling what was alredy final in your heart:). God bless you and your family.

Michelle said...

Congratulations!!! Great pics to remember the day!!