Thursday, April 23, 2009

God be praised... we passed court!!!

We got the best phone call ever this morning... we passed and are now the proud parents of our beautiful twin girls! Introducing Candace Selam Spears and Sarah Fikir Spears!

Please continue to pray for all of the families who are still waiting to pass court.

25 comments:

Kristen said...

So so happy for all of you!

Emily said...

Hurray, hurray, hurray!!! I've been waiting for this post from you!! So happy for you! God be praise indeed. It won't be long now!

Cory and Margaret said...

Congratulations! They are just beautiful!! Praying for a speedy travel call!!!

Laura said...

They are just beautiful! Congratulations!

Kristen said...

Glory Hallelujah!!!!

What wonderful news! I am doing the "happy dance"! I just love looking at those gorgeous faces and those deep, soulful eyes!!!

When do you guys head to Ethiopia to bring those girls home! Home... what an awesome word!

Yeahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!

julie said...

Congratulations, they are beautiful.

Julie

Julie said...

YEAH!!!!
Hope your embassy date is soon!

Cara Meyer said...

my heart is full and happy and Jason and I are rejoicing with you both. It seems to be a miracle at this point to get through court!! :) We are thanking God for answered prayer and it makes us hopeful that our case will soon pass too!! Blessings! The Whole Meyer Family

E Lohroff said...

I have goosebumps! Rejoicing with you! After your sad posts earlier this week, and now.... :-) YAY!!

Debbie said...

OH that is great news!!!! Congratulations!!!!

Debbie

Becky and Naing said...

Paula, so happy for you!!!
Have you heard anything about when you will travel? Now you can get some sleep:)

Sandee said...

Oh how awesome! See how a not feeling like good news on Monday can turn to a HOOORAY! on Thursday??!! Blessing to you and your family.

I think you are a HOPE family, right? (I lose track of folks!)

Maybe this means the OPEN COURT block will break loose!

Congratulations.

Lynn said...

congratulations! I saw your post on cafekids! The girls are adorable and look like so much fun! We are waiting on a May 25 court date for our little one in ET.

Lynn in Doha, Qatar

Theresa said...

Congratulations!!! Great news ;). Tom and Gerry

Bennett said...

OMG

I am soooooooooooooo happy for you

sad that my girls will be lossing their friends but yes Paula!!!

God be the Glory!!

The Andersons said...

Congratulations! I have been following along and praying for so many months. We stared our process with Carolina Hope back in 2008. Love that agency. Praise the Lord and I'm thrilled for you.

Catrina said...

Two Ethiopian Beauties!!!!!!!!

Jennifer said...

Yay,yay,yay!!!! Beautiful girls!!! What a lovely, lovely surprise! Congratulations!!!!

Lisadiana said...

That is just wonderful news! Congrats!

steffany said...

ALL RIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It's just now getting started baby!!!!
Hold on tight, for a wild blessed adventure!!!!!
This made my day!

Amber said...

So happy for you guys! AMEN!!!!

Gina said...

Yay! I am so happy for you!!! Your girls are beautiful. Please keep me updated on your travels. I am very interested in how that works with our agency. Praise God!

Runner Mom said...

How awesome is our God! They are simply beautiful, Paula! I am visiting from Kristin's blog and saw the news!! Woohoo!!

Hugs,
Susan

Emily said...

Thank you Paula! I keep checking the snapfish accounts hoping for more pictures - as you know, each picture is such a treasure!! You will be counting down the month of May with me! :)

Amber said...

Oh my gosh, that is awesome!!!!! Congrats, so exciting.