Prayers please

It hit me hard tonight, when I was skyping my kids. The only thing between my and my children and Brian is the plane ride home. I'm not sure if I mentioned in a previous post that I am only scared of 2 things in life, sharks and flying. Sharks are easy to avoid. Flying is not so easy, especially since I am halfway around the world and need to get home. Please keep us in your prayers as we embark upon 3 flights and a ton of travel time to get home to my babies. I need them, I crave them. I know it seems a chapter in China is ending but our real life is only just beginning with Anna as part of our family. Please dear Lord get me home safe!


  1. Jen, I know it is scary. And not much anyone can do to help with the anxiety. Only thing I know to do is keep it in perspective.... you're more likely to be in a fender bender than to have anything happen on your travels home. Will be thinking of you and how happy you will be on the other end of this journey when you are all reunited. Best,

  2. I will be praying for you. I am with you that I don't like flying, especially those long flights from China. But you are on God's work my friend. He will keep you safe. You have Jeremiah 29:11 on your side bar... just chant it the whole way home. He is with you.
    Blessings, Amy

  3. That flight is a difficult one. You will be in our prayers! Do you have someone to take pictures when you all meet for the first time? We love our pictures and a good friend captured them. Blessings!

  4. You should be in the US by now. Welcome home! It's a rough flight home and re-entry is difficult. It will take a few days to get back on track.
    Call if you need anything!

  5. Oh, I know what you mean. And the jet lag was brutal for us! We also left our other two kiddos home. And I wanted nothing more than for all thre of my kids to be in the same country!

    Hope your flights are smooth!


  6. ;o) I had to post when I read this ... my two fears in life are also sharks and flying! We were in China in December adopting our daughter, and flying there scared me so as we were leaving behind our son and because the flight is so very long. Glad you made it home safe and sound! Congratulations on your beautiful daughter!

    Emily (Junebugmama from RQ)