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.

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I am a pastor's wife, mother of 4 kids (2 adopted and 3 with special needs), physical therapist, and photography junky. This is where it all comes together for me. Feel free to join along as I process life out loud.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Happy Gotcha Day

2 Years and 6 months ago, I saw her picture for the first time.  I was scared to death, but still knew instantly that she was meant to be mine.


After 6 of the longest months of my life, I finally saw her face to face.



She was not quite as happy to see me...


But that soon changed and I had one very happy little girl on my hands. 



I just can't believe it has been 2 years since Wen Mei Peng became Ruthie Mei Karen Henderson.



Happy Gotcha Day sweet girl.  I love you and feel so very blessed to be your mommy!

8 comments:

Amanda M. said...

She is so darling!

Teri said...

Happy Family Day she is a doll!

groovy mama said...

YEAH...love the pics of that day, got more!!!
Happy Happy day!

hugs
Donna

Lisa said...

It was a blessing traveling with your family. Happy Gotcha Day!

Anonymous said...

I remember following your blog and seeing those first pictures.......very happy day, indeed! May God continue to grow and bless you all.

Barbara said...

Ooops.......didn't mean to be anonymous!

Melody Lietzau said...

Happy Gotcha Day! She just gets more and more beautiful.

TanyaLea said...

awhhhh! Happy {belated} Ruthie Day!!! :) ...has it REALLY been 2 years already!? I cannot believe how fast time flies. I remember when you brought her home... oh how beautifully she has BLOSSOMED in your family! You are so blessed, as is she!! <3

Hugs,
Tanya

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