Let me quit my whining from yesterday long enough to tell you about the BEAUTIFUL gesture of love towards our family that God orchestrated through a complete stranger…
We received (yet another) email from a random stranger who spent time at Amelia’s orphanage and wanted to bless us with information about her.
(Let’s stop for a minute to think about how nuts it is that this has happened even once. A miracle. Only it hasn’t happened ONCE. It has happened FOUR TIMES. This does not even take into account the sweet blogging and adoption friends who have sent us updates on Amelia after getting to Uganda.)
… only this time, our gift was not simply information… it was pure art.
I mean that literally.
This sweet girl, whom we have never laid eyes on and who does not know us, is an artist… and she created a portrait of our Amelia. She is going to send us the original! I cannot wait to have it matted and framed.
It is so beautiful. Our sweet artist stranger saw Amelia in peaceful sleep and artfully duplicated her in a piece she has named “There is Peace.” She said, “