Thursday, March 12, 2009

What a Blessing!

Fellow blogger Jennifer emailed me this morning with the greatest gift! Recent pictures of Alexsey! And here they are!





A group of American medical professionals are over in Ukraine right now working with orphans. Please go check out their blog to read all about it! I am so thankful that they spent time with Alexsey and showed him some attention! I am also so jealous of them--- how I wish I could be there doing what they are doing! Maybe once my kids are all grown up! Anyone care to join me?

" He's somewhat shy with the camera, but has the cutest voice and personality." Awwwww.... how precious.

23 comments:

Stephanie said...

I love what these ladies are doing! I'd love to join you as well. I caught one of my teenage boys looking at Reece's Rainbow yesterday. He'd like to become a doctor. I think he'd like to make mission trips, too!

Debbie said...

Simply precious!! I'm thrilled you have new pictures of sweet Aleksey. It sounds like he is very sweet to the little girl in the picture, too. I can't wait to see him in your arms!

Julia said...

I love the pictures mom.

Kristen said...

What great pictures. I'd love to be able to go on a missions trip like that sometime. Mark and I have talked about it when the kids are a little older.

One Crowded House said...

He is such a little darling and looks like he will fit right in with your crew!

Kelli said...

what a great gift for you.

Taylor said...

that would be so much fun to do what they are doing. Is it just me or does Alexsey sorta look like a Reed? I mean, he really looks like he belongs to you-because he does, right? Praying for you all!

mainiac said...

How cute! I have a question though. Why do they not know that he's been selcted to be adopted? I'm hoping that their blog helps find a family for the little girl that is pictured with Alexsey.

kitzkazventure said...

Cute, Cute! You will have to get a shirt for him that blue color....looks awesome on him. He is so adorable!

Momo Fali said...

The world is a better place because there are people like this in it.

Shari said...

I will read their blog a bit later, but I am so excited you got new pics of Alexsey. He is so cute and I can't wait to see him right in your home! Love to you, Christine.

Martha said...

That is the kind of mission trip I would like to go on, although I'm sure it would break my heart.

Laurel said...

Christine, You know you can count me in to go on mission trips with you once the kids are grown! I've done many trips to Mexico with the Flying Doctors of Mercy. This kind of work is contagious!!!! What a blessing these new pics are. :-)
Laurel

Carol G said...

Alexsey may be shy with the camera now, but wait until he comes home! He'll be just as relaxed as the others. I can't wait to see the photos!!

Christine, you remind me so much of my daughter-in-law, Linda. She works with street children in Nairobi, Kenya and shares your passion for helping orphans. I'm so impressed with both of you! You both have a heart for children. Our world needs you.

I have 1 question. I have noticed 2 different spellings of Alexsey/Aleksey. Which is the correct one?

Jane said...

What a great gift to get. It's wonderful that this orphanage is so proactive for these children. I was excited to see a picture of Vova, our friend & driver, on the website. He is a great guy and does a lot for the children there when he can. I am really hoping that Aleksey is home very soon, things seem to be moving along nicely.

Tami said...

I'd join you in a heartbeat. Actually, I've been mulling something over in my mind but don't have the faintest idea how to get it started. I feel the overwhelming urge to try to do something for the deaf and hard-of hearing kids. Any ideas?

Kelly said...

I'll join you in a second. Alexey looks great, he looks a lot older. Maybe it's just the photos.

Amy said...

Hi Christine!
Love the pictures... that IS such a blessing! I'm sure that you might be able to find older pictures of him as well if some of the families that adopted from there look back!

Debbie already gave you the same award that I did - so consider yourself extremely award-worthy! You can check it out on my blog!
Take care!! Hugs!

kdliberty said...

Those are some awesome pictures of Alexsey. He sure does make a good impression on everyone that meets him!

Denise said...

What a cute little boy i can see why you can't wait to hold him he is precious.So sweet he was loving on the little girl.

Carey and Norman said...

Absolutely precious! I know how much you cherish receiving these pictures. Alexsey is a cutie pie!!

Sally- That Girl! said...

Okay, i will join you!! And he is just as sweet as can be!! He just oozes sweetness!!! Can't wait to meet him!

Ashley said...

He is so, so precious! These are wonderful pictures! :)