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Monday, October 12, 2009

On Eating Elephants

Our rummage sale yielded $1000.00. I think that's pretty awesome for two days.

We have a few larger furniture pieces left over which I will be listing on Craigslist. Also we have a few specialty items which we realized would fetch more money if we sold them on ebay. I think after those things are sold we'll have close to $1500.00.

Because we are adopting with AWAA a second time they offer a 10% discount on all their fees. We've paid in two months, thus far (including the 10% discount given) : $4,862.25

Our next installment will be a biggie. I calculate that we will owe $11,600.00 in about two months.

We'll gladly accept any and all prayers on our behalf related to the provision we require!

The saying comes to mind: How do you eat an elephant?

One bite at a time.


Audrey said...

Wow! Great sale, my goodness. Prayers coming your way!!

E said...

You eat elephants? Gross.

But seriously. I just said a prayer and look forward to witnessing God's faithfulness to your family throughout this journey!


Sarah Dawn said...

$1,000 sounds like a big bite to me! YAY God!

Blessings and prayers tonight,
Sarah Dawn

Stacey said...

That's great to hear! So happy God provided the $1000 to jump start. I can't imagine being faced with that next big bill but you guys are amazing and God will provide!