Wednesday, December 3, 2008

The Lord is Gracious and Full of Compassion


The Lord shows us in many ways His love for us. He has shown His love for our family in a big way just recently. As I mentioned above, we have just begun the process to adopt from Ethiopia. It has been a long road to get us to this point of obedience, and has taken a lot of prayer, tears, and disappointment along the way. For two and a half years, we have been trying to have a baby and although it has been painful and hard, we discovered this week the reason for all of it. It has become quite evident to us that adoption was the Lords' specific plan for our family. He has taken us on this journey of infertility for that very reason.... perhaps He knows we are stubborn and that was the only way to get our attention! He has made it clear to us that His plans are perfect, they are always on time, and never waver in our questioning them.

So, maybe you have figured it out by now....or maybe you are wondering why I am rambling on about this...but here it is: Luke and I just found out that we are expecting baby number two, who will be coming in about nine months! Thats right, Maddie was correct....She will be having one "dark skin" brother or sister, and one "light skin" brother or sister! Praise God for His faithfulness to us!!!

6 comments:

Mrs. Newcomb said...

If this means that you are adopting a baby and going to have one--OOH How exciting! Just like twins. Congratulations!

The Newcomb's

carol prosser said...

So...We are SO thrilled, grateful, excited and feel abundantly blessed!!! We are praising the Lord for His indescribable gifts!!! We are praying for all of you and can't wait to see what the Lord will do in and through the Brosius family as He increases your tribe! We love you SO MUCH and we are SO HAPPY!!!!!

the hollis huddle said...

HOORAY! what awesome news! Isn't God so grand? And you are certainly right...His plans and timing are perfect. I am SO thrilled for you!

Stuarts said...

Congratulations Laura! What a neat testimony and just an exciting time for you guys. We cant wait to watch as your family expands. That's just awesome!!!

Rhianna Garber said...

What an awesome God we serve! We are so happy for your family and look forward to watching this journey unfold!!!

katie said...

I AM SO EXCITED FOR YOU!!!! I had no idea!!! AHHHHHH!!!! YEAH!!! You really have no idea how happy I am for you two right now. God is so faithful....always. It always amazes me to watch His plans unfold; not because I don't believe His plans are so great, but because of how truly amazing He makes them. What an incredible story of faithfulness and obedience. CONGRATS!!!

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Luke and I met while in school at SBU. We have one beautiful daughter Maddie, who is 5. Currently we are beginning the process of adopting a child, or children from Ethiopia. The Lord has blessed our family in so many ways and we are forever thankful.