If you have been following my blog and my weekly "Waiting Kids" posts, you are very familiar with this precious boy. Josiah lives in a wonderful group foster home in China called Harmony House where from what I understand, he has totally enchanted any and all who meet him.
Josiah was born without the use of his arms and with double clubfeet but that has not stopped this amazing little boy. He has learned how do things for himself using his feet.
At a very early age, Josiah has overcome so many obstacles and yet continues to smile and to love and now...
He finally has a family, a wonderful family, to love him back, to help and support him as he faces future obstacles. No longer will he struggle without a family to encourage him, no longer will he overcome without a family to celebrate every single, little triumph with him. As wonderful as the loving staff at the Harmony House is, and they are WONDERFUL, they cannot be what a true family can be to a child.
I have been in touch with Josiah's beautiful new family and they are working very hard to bring him home and are praying that God will provide what they need to do so. They have started a blog, Waiting on Him and have a donate button to try and raise the much needed funds that as we all know can be a financial burden. If you feel lead to do so, please go to their blog, Waiting on Him and donate whatever you can to help them bring Josiah home. If you cannot donate (because I know how many of us are hurting right now), please just help to spread the word. I know they would appreciate it so very much and when you look at this sweet face, you will have faith that those wonderful smiles will not fade!!
So while this week's Sunday Snapshot is not about my family, it very definitely is about a precious child who has touched my heart and I feel very blessed to be able to "know" his family and rejoice in their journey!!
Next week, I will get back to life with 3 wild boys, 2 precocious girls, 3 needy dogs, 1 crazy cat and one very tired hubby!!! Hehe!
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