Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Meeting Oliver

25 comments:

Anonymous said...

That's enough to make a grandma cry. He's a cutie. Can't wait for the three of you to get home. Love and prayers. Grandma Burch

Anonymous said...

That's enough to make to me cry! Thank you so much for sharing such a special moment.

Sarah

Jen Cleaver said...

Oh stop the fountain of pouring tears! He looks so happy with you! I think he's as proud of his mama as she is with him.

Linette said...

Beautiful!! Thanks so much for sharing this Rachel. Can't wait to see you on Thursday!

Linette

Anonymous said...

I'm Sitting here with tears running down my face. Rachel and Matt, he is so beautiful. Rachel, the look on your face is priceless. I am so thrilled for you. Just wanted to tell you that Meals for Moms is set up to deliver meals for your family. On Sat. will be Connie Deeter; Monday will be Missy Wade; and Tues. will be Toy Helen and Dana Comstock.
Love you guys,
Hillengrandma

LauraD said...

Matt & Rachel, That is beautiful! He looks so interested in the camera! We can't wait to meet him!

Anonymous said...

Anthony was sitting next to me when I watched this and said, "Mommy don't cry, don't be sad." It was the first time I had to explain to him about Tears of Joy! This has to be one of the awesomest (I know that is not a word) things I have seen. Thanks for sharing with us!

Brandy

missy said...

these updates are WONDERFUL! i keep checking to see if you've added anything, and you usually have:) i'm sure i can speak for everyone by saying, thank you for making us such a part of this experience. i feel like i'm there with you!

Ansley said...

Ok, Rachel, I'm bawling here! You look so beautiful. Ollie looks so happy. I can't wait for my turn!

Love ya-

Anonymous said...

awesome!

rider family

Jon and Becky said...

Matt and Rachel
I am overwhelmed with emotion. I am so glad that God gave you this gift but more important that he gave the Ollie the gift of you. What an amazing experience to see. We love you!!
BEC

Hillenblog's Wife said...

Tears, tears, and more tears! Rachel, I can FEEL the joy radiating off of your face when you get him in your arms. Matt, he seems to already know that you are one of the funniest people he will ever know, judging by his look in the camera.

lisa said...

Not only am I crying with tears of joy as I watched this with Morgan and her two friends, but I am also crying as I watch his foster parents and I know all the emotions they are feeling. I know what a blessing it must be to them to get to meet you and know that God has been the center of this adoption. This has made me think about all the little people we have fostered & it makes me want to do it again! I am so excited I can't stand it. Will Thursday ever come??

Anonymous said...

I just got home from market and had to run in and check the blog. Bradley came in the room and i was crying...it is the sweetest video! I'm so excited to meet him and see you guys too!
love you all
mandy

arog said...

Great music, great video and he is a pretty boy... The kids can't wait to meet him... safe travels and did you pack Benadryl?

natalier said...

Thank you for sharing such a profound moment. Wow.

Anonymous said...

It must have been so hard not to just snatch him the minute they walked in the room. Absolutely precious!

htuck

ToyHelen said...

hysterically crying....the most precious thing I have ever seen. Rachel, I remember you speaking of adopting at 16yrs old, sitting on my bed before we would pray! Now look at cha!!!! What a blessing...FOR ALL OF US!

Roywife said...

I'm speechless. Wow.

Anonymous said...

Ok, can anyone stop watching this?

Thank you again for sharing it with us. We have a winter wonderland for you to come home to.

Sarah

livi said...

he is so cute . i can't to meet him.
I finaly have a baby brother . Love, livi

Anonymous said...

cutie

Hillenblog said...

Well Done...The high point of this thing we do called blogging.

Although I do not remember my foster parents, or this day when I was handed over to my Mom...nor do I remember a time when I did not realize that I was adopted, I have always been told this. However I never remember a time when I did not think of the parents that God gave me as my Mom and Dad...to this day I don't talk much about being adopted...not because it is a sensitive subject for me...simply because I forget that my parents are anything but MY parents.

Rachel & Matt, it is clear to me that God has given Ollie the same type of selfless loving and Godly parents that He gave me so many 37 years ago.

Again I say Well done...

Tammie and Randy said...

All I can say is how great is our God to match you with him and know it is a "perfect match". He is as beautiful in person as the pictures! You are all a beautiful family inside and out! God bless you all! We love you!!

Cindy said...

I just now got to finally see this and it is awesome!!! Could he be any cuter??!! God bless you all!!!