If you have visited here before, you can probably see that I have changed the name of the blog again. I started blogging at 4URuthie to tell the story of our journey to adopt our 1st daughter. I changed it to Mountains for Maggie when we were praying for God to move mountains on behalf of our 2nd daughter. Well now it is no longer just Ruthie’s or Maggie’s stories. It is now our family's story, and the stories of those we share life with, as we Conquer Mountains together. Both ConqueringMountains.net and 4URuthie.blogspot will lead here.
Friday, January 23, 2009
Ginny, We too adopted from CQ Children's Home and although it was back in 2005 what a fabulous place. Our daugher was 18months at the time and not a special needs child. She didn't walk when we got her but within a few days quickly took off. I caught it on video tape. We were most impressed with this orphanage as we were told that that are 800 children at it. There was a clinic/rehab hooked on and it all is a giant complex--nicely decorated, clean and the children looked well taken care of. In our travel group we had 3 babies from here, another 5 from another orpphanage. They said that our orphangae (here) looked like the HIlton compared to theirs. We did get Half the Sky report of our daugher that showed her at 6months when she was given up. I am so excited for you and wish you God speed.
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