Our life is nothing short of an adventure...

Wind in our hair and screams of delight but also unpredictable turns and unknown outcomes. We are a family of six; Dave, Susie, Nate, Jake, Sam, and Bella.

God has been faithful in our marriage and through the birth and blessings of our boys.

God has been faithful during our adoption journey and united Bella with us in May of 2008. We were privileged to visit with Bella's birth mother; therefore, Bella's family in Guatemala will always be dear to our hearts.

On October 16, 2008, Bella was diagnosed with ALL Leukemia. We are now battling the disease with 2 years and 3 months of treatment. We believe God will continue to be faithful!

Our family is committed to living life to the fullest...even on the hard days. Thank you for checking in and journeying with us!


Monday, May 4, 2009

Forver Family Day!

One year ago on May 3, 2008...we became a family of SIX! It still takes my breath to think of this moment, it was more powerful than picking Bella up after not seeing her for 8 months. All the waiting, all the love and support, our boys waiting, friends and family cheering...it was an overwhelming awesome moment. Victory was God's.


17 comments:

Leslie said...

Happy Forever family day!

Susie said...

Hope you had a great day. You're so right--this was God's victory. I've said it before and I'll say it again--what a year it's been! Happy forever family day Ferrick family!

Jill said...

Happy Forever Family Day!
Hugs, Jill

Brian and Jenifer said...

I thought of you today!!!!
What an amazing memory! Your boys were so adorable. Hope you guys had a wonderful day together. Isn't it incredible to look at these girls and see the answer to so many prayers. Brings me just about to tears every time I think about it.

We'll talk soon!
Many blessings...
Love, Jenifer

Vanessa said...

Happy Forever Family Day!!

BeeJei said...

I have followed your blog for some months now and I wanna wish your family "HAPPY FOREVER FAMILY DAY"!

Our Family of 5 said...

Happy Forever Family day!!

Cheri said...

It's still hard to believe it's been a year! I remember that whole week in Guatemala enjoying good food, relaxation poolside and awesome conversation the whole week. I'm so glad we share our FFD!!! I love you and I'll see you in a couple of days!!!!! I've got to go....must get to cleaning! LOL

Alisha said...

Happy Forever Family Day

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The Burk Family said...

Yay! Praise God from whom ALL Blessings flow! And What an amazing blessing she is!!!

Leah and Maya said...

Happy Family day!!!!!!

Stacy said...

Happy forever family day! What a wonderful experience that was~Thanks for sharing~I cried!
Love,
Stacy

Colbert Family said...

That video brought tears to my eyes. Amazingly beautiful!

Alex and Sam said...

Congrats on your first forever family day!!! Isnt it hard to believethat a whole year has gone by... enjoy!!!

alex

Kelly said...

Happy FFDay!!!
Hard to believe it has been a year already. The time has flown for us as well. Hope you had a wonderful day!

Rhonda said...

What a special time to celebrate. Happy Forever family day :-)

Amanda said...

That just took my breath away! Happy Forever Family Day! It's glorious isn't it?

Love,
Amanda