About Us

We are Chris and Megan. First and foremost we love our Savior, Jesus Christ. We are daily humbled by His plan for our lives and love seeing what he does when we trust him. We have always wanted to adopt but had planned on having biological kids first. We felt God calling us to adoption first and after lots of prayer are excited to be starting our first adoption! We love the people and culture of Uganda and are excited to bring that culture into our family. We seek to honor God in our adoption and eventually in the way we raise our kids. We covet your prayers as this will be a long but exciting journey to our forever family!

Friday, August 8, 2014

What a Difference A Day Makes!!!

Remember a few posts back..."What a Difference a Year Makes." Well that's all still great and true but today has blown me away. It is awesome to serve a God who works on long and short schedules...like really short...less than 6 hours short!

I've been struggling a lot the last few weeks with being unemployed. I want to trust that I am not defined by my job but when my job is my passion and uses my gifts it's hard to separate. Yesterday and today I couldn't shake the "God what are you doing? Are you going to provide me a job? Are you listening to my pleading, do you hear my desperation?"  I was offered a position earlier this week that only paid $10 an hour and was basically babysitting and I've questioned God, "am I meant to take a low paying, boring (for me) job? Are you asking me to depend on you more and more financially??" Neither Chris or I felt peace accepting this job so I turned it down but I've second guessed whehter it was the right choice. Little did I know the plans God had to move and to provide!!

To give the specifics of how quickly things have transpired here is a time stamped detail on what occurred!!

Friday, August 8, 2014:

11:00 Check Edjoin (teacher job site). This has become my morning routine submitting applications for jobs. I submitted 3 applications this morning.

12:32- Missed call from Mr. R- the principal of one of the jobs I just applied for (only 92 minutes later!)

12:42- Notice missed call and call back. Mr. R conducts phone interview to determine next steps and to see if we both think this would be a good match.

3:45- Mr. R. video conferences in to do a mock demo lesson (talk about awkward trying to pretend two grown men are children and doing it remotely with no whiteboard...it was weird).

4:30- I finish my mock demo lesson and answer more interview questions.......and then......HE OFFERED ME A 3RD GRADE POSITION!!! and can I go sign all the papers today (unfortunately I couldn't make it to downtown LA with traffic by 5:30 so I'll go in first thing Monday morning to process all my paperwork)

Oh, and the first day of school is Tuesday!! And, I'll meet all my students and their families on Monday!! Yikes!! Ok God, slow down a little and let me breathe but Yahoo!! I have a job and I LOVE third grade!! I'll be teaching in Compton...an area and student population I love!!

This means we have full benefits and we can continue the adoption!! It also means we have a steady income so we can feel confident with Chris working less and focusing on his NP program.

We would both appreciate prayers for this big and fast transition but we would also love prayers of praise at how quickly our God can provide!!

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