Sunday, January 7, 2007

Jiangxi China

I thought you might be interested to see where in China Mylia is waiting for us.
She is from the Jiangxi (jangzee) province. On this map, it is colored kind of a peachy color. The capitol of Jiangxi is Nanchang. We will be staying in Nanchang for a good part of our trip. It is probably there that we will finally get to kiss our dear daughter's beautiful face. It is located right above Guangdong, the province where Hong Kong is. Also in Guangdong is Guanzhou (guanzho). We will also travel there to make everything "official."
Since we received the referral last week, I have pretty much only been looking at her face. I have also been trying to read about Jiangxi and the small town, Yujiang, that she is from. I am so anxious to bring her to her new home. Please continue to pray for us as we now wait for yet another milestone in this incredible journey -- the day we finally get to hold our daughter.

Thursday, January 4, 2007


Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!!!

Mr Fedex came today about 1:30 and brought me the most beautiful picture I have ever seen. It is with great joy I introduce to you...Mylia Joy. Her Chinese name is Wang Yue Feng. She was born on May 25, 2006. (Clayton's birthday) From what I can tell from the information sent, (most of it is in Chinese - I will get a translation soon) her measurements were taken when she was about 5 months old and she was almost 13 pounds and was about 24 inches. She is currently in the Yujiang Social Welfare Institute in the Jiangxi province. Her health is normal. She can locate the direction of sound/voice, can follow you with moving head from one side to the other She can distinguishe between acquaintances and strangers. She is a quiet baby and is fond of listening to music. This is all the information I have at this time. We don't know when our pre-travel meeting is yet, but will find out in a few days. We are soooo hoping to get to travel sometime during the first part of February. (before Chinese New Year which begins on February 18)

I talked to Clayton on the phone and emailed him all this information along with her photo. We are so excited and thankful to God. God has blessed us so much with our four boys, and now, we have the honor of being this precious child's parents too. I can't say it enough...Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!!

Please continue to pray for us as we prepare to travel to China and as we continue on this incredible journey to our precious little Mylia.

Wednesday, January 3, 2007


I can't believe that this day has finally arrived. I got the CALL at 4:22 p.m. today. I was so worried because all these other people were getting information from their agencies yesterday and today, but we had been told that we wouldn't get ours until Friday or possibly tomorrow. So I went from being sooo bummed to being sooo excited. We know nothing about her yet. We will receive our FEDEX package tomorrow. When I get that I will post her picture and information. I am so thankful to God for this indescribable gift!!!!