Tuesday, January 5, 2010

IM NOT PREGNANT BUT...It's a Boy!!!




NO ITS NOT WHAT YOU THINK. I am not pregnant nor are we currently trying. But I have made the move to FINALLY sponsor a sweet baby boy from the orphanage that I visited this summer. It is something I have wanted to do since I returned from China but never made the move to actually do it. Since returning I have made many visits to the web site but I could never decide on which child I actually wanted to sponsor. Well last week I could not sleep, so once again I visited the Philip Hayden web page. Upon clicking on the link to children who need sponsors, something caught my eye. It was a little boy named Jason who arrived at SFCV on June 24, 2009, WAIT I was there on June 24, 2009!!!! This was the boy I watched being whisked into the orphanage by two women. He was only 6 weeks at the time he arrived and I got the awesome chance to hold and love on him. What is even cooler is that he is named after one of my teammates husbands. My teammate Ana had a request to the doctors that were giving the young boy his first exam. She asked if they would name the sweet little boy after her husband Jason. I never heard anything more about it but I was blown away to see that they had granted her wish and gave him the English name Jason. Another reason why I felt connected to this boy was because his special need is clubbed feet, just like my sweet Jacob-Jai. Also notice how Jacob-Jai and Jason both start with the letter J.God is so good, its so cool to see how he works some things out. So I am excited to say that I have a sweet 5 month old baby boy in China that I am now sponsoring. Here are some more pictures of him.


Me holding Jason this summer






If you want to sponsor a child like Jason just take a trip over to www.chinaorphans.org
It doesn't cost a whole lot and you can make a huge difference in a child's life.
Please pray for Jason. May his health continue to improve and may his forever family come to get him real soon.

In Him,
Vanessa

5 comments:

  1. I remember Jason from our trip too! He was a cutie! So excited that you are now sponsoring a precious little one...it is an amazing journey and I always feel like I am blessed so much more than the child! :)

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  2. HI Vanessa I am excited to find your blog. I saw that you were following mine so I clicked on yours and it is great to find someone else who has a connection to PHF. It is great that you are sponsoring Jason! And I love your story of meeting him. What house is Jason in?

    Did you get to meet Tristan when you were visiting in July? He is my little sponsor boy.

    Blessings,Sharon

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  3. Congrats Banessa!!! He's ADORABLE!!!! Praying for him!
    Love, Bug

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  4. Hi My name is Karen from http://glassofsweettea.blogspot.com/
    I wanted to introduce myself. I am fairly new to blogging, but have enjoyed chatting and learning from other Sisters of Christ by blogging..
    I have enjoyed browsing through your post and hope you will take a moment to visit mine .
    Have a blessed day, I will be back to visit again soon..

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  5. You have a lovely blog! :)

    Hopefully you will begin blogging again.

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