Watching

Follow up to my post two days ago “Adoption“.

psalm100v5

Ten days. I met Caleb ten days ago. A five-year old soul without expressive language – but not without expression. His entire body speaks and I have been in awe watching him. I prayed for one sign. Not “a” sign – one ASL “sign”. My heart was hoping and praying for Caleb to understand and communicate one sign prior to us coming home. Just one. Caleb knows two dozen signs! Twenty. Four. Many of them are “food signs” and we have been calling him “Chunk” – but I’m OK with that. He is a bit small for his age (he was ten days ago!) and food facilitates bonding. And The Chunk and I are bonded.

God is amazing and I have been in awe watching Him. Jeff and I (and Matthew) have been teaching Caleb how to communicate…and now I am the one without words. I’ve been crying a bunch…

View original post 170 more words

One thought on “Watching

  1. Pingback: I Can’t Fix Me | kathleenduncan

Please tell me what you think about this post.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s