The Family

The Family
Justice, Logan, Jacy Klaire, Joy, Josie Kate, Luke, Megan, Judah, Kerry, Jaxon

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

All I Can Do Is Praise HIM...The Adoptions Are FINAL!

"But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded" 2 Chronicles 15:7.

What greater reward can a mother ask for than to hold her babies in her arms and know they are hers and a gift straight from God?

It has been a battle at times, especially Judah's case, but Judah Kerry and Jaxon Kooper are officially ours! I can hardly believe God chose me to be their mother. What an honor. What a privilege. To know that no one can take them away now and that Judah will not have to go through any more of the pain he was exposed to the first few years of his life is such a burden lifted. Thank you so much for all of your prayers. God heard and answered!

I need to post their full stories here at some point. Maybe in the next few days as God continues to solidify the fullness of the truth of their adoption in me, I will be able to take the time to sit down and explain the depth of the blessing we have received.

The truth is I barely had time to write this brief little entry. As I write Judah is taking Josie's toy away and Jaxon is wanting a bottle and Jacy is sick with a sore throat and upset because she is having to miss voice lesson. So finding the time to blog or email or develop any other adult related contact has been a major challenge for the last 18 months. BUT, it is good. It is good because it is my calling. God has called me to be "mommy"! What greater calling is there? I can assure you, I treasure being called to be a "mommy" even more than I treasure being called a "missionary". Apart from being called "my bride" as my sweetheart calls me, there is nothing I want to be called more than "mommy".


Anonymous said...

Praise the Lord. What more can I say!!

Anonymous said...

Joy have we are praising God with you all. We see God's hands at work in and through both you and Kerry. We are just previlaged to be a part of seeing how He works out His miracles in your lives. We love you both and will continue to pray for you all each day.
Love you,
Carol Davis

Anonymous said...

We praise God for those 2 beautiful Reeves' boys and the for the rest of the Reeves' crew!! Thank you Jesus!!!Kerry, Joy and Julie, what a blessing you are to our family, we love you so much and are encouraged and inspired and reminded of what truly is important in this life. Thank you for your Christlike example...for laying it ALL down, for the sake of the Kingdom! AMEN!! We love you!!!Ikerd Crew

shmily said...

:)Oh my! My heart is just over flowing with the thought of just how our God's perfect plan will unfold. I feel honored to even be a part of His plan. He has brought your family by our little church for a reason...all a part of His plan...You entered into Moriah as visitors..into our now are Family.Oh Joy we almost had church at the pumps at Wilco..God is so Good...I Love you all dearly and shall remain very prayerful...

Anonymous said...

And David said To Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do it: FEAR NOT, nor be dismayed: for the Lord God, even MY GOD, will be with thee; He will not fail thee, nor forsake thee until thou hast finished all the work for the service of the house of the Lord. 1 Chronicles 28:20
I know that what God starts He will surely finish!!!! I love you all sooo!! Know that Im praying. Your sister in Christ, Kea