Today is such an exciting day for our family. Today our precious Katie turns 9 year old and in just a few weeks (April 18) sweet Bethany will turn 12 years old.
Katie and Bethany,
Even though we can not be together on your birthdays please know that your mom and dad, bother and sister are celebrating your lives and I will sing my silly birthday song to you! Even though you have had a very diffcult life to this point we want you to know that today we celebrate your past because it has molded you into strong young ladies . You are very loving, courageous, caring, funny and beautiful. We also celebrate your future! We can not wait to bring you home and start our future with you. We KNOW you can accomplish incredible things in your life and we can’t wait to see what the Lord has planned for your future. We commit to teaching you how to hear God’s voice so you will be able to live to His full potential. We love you so much and wish you both a very happy birthday! Next year we are going to party hard! You can count on it! As you father tells your bother and sister every night before bed and will undoubtably tell you as well. We are proud to be your parents. We believe you have it in you to do great things; that’s why God made you. We will always love you no matter what, and so does God.
Love, Mom and Dad