Revelation 3:8 (New International Version)
I know your deeds. See, I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut. I know that you have little strength, yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.

The child is the beauty of God present in the world – that greatest gift to a family.” (Blessed Teresa of Calcutta)

Monday, June 18, 2012

Its official they are Browns!!

Hi Everyone ,  I am so excited to let you know it is official our 4 children are adopted.
Let me introduce you to them.  I have 3 new pictures from a dear friend who was just there visiting. This picture is Amelia all dressed up by her Baba (grandmother).  She wanted us to know that she is taking care of her at the orphanage as best as she can.  She is looking forward to seeing Amelia going to her new family.
She looks better then when I seen her in march. The formula that was donated really made a difference. Thank you for all of you who donated Neocate to the orphanage.
                                11 years 7 mos old     Amelia Holly Vessie Brown    Love you Baby Princess.

              This is another picture taken less then 2 weeks ago.  My dear friend Linda says that Sophia is always smiling.  16 years in an orphanage is to long.  No more baby girl. I can't believe she is a teen.
We are very grateful  to the person who donated a wheelchair for Sophia.  Sophia hasvery brittle bones and this has caused fractures that has not   healed properly.  We do not believe that she will be able to walk because of the significant curve to her lower spine.
                                  a  few short weeks from her 16th  Birthday!  
                                         Sophia Plamenka Christina Brown    Love you baby girl.

Look how much he has grown!   His Baba's dressed him up so nicely for this picture.  There were a group of Nursing student volunteers from the US who were at this orphanage for 2 weeks.  We heard that they spent time with Jeremy.  Thank you you guys if you bought him those adorable clothes (love the yellow shirt).  He has grown looks like I will have to go get some different clothes.

                             5 years old   Jeremy  Caleb Christian Brown   Love you son.
     He has hydrocephalus and CP possible Autism   (we really will not know till we get home) but we did get him a wheelchair.  He can stand up in his crib so maybe he will eventually learn to walk? By the way the boy next to him already has a family working very hard to bring him home. I cannot say anything else:) He is also very precious and so is his mom to be.

Well,  we do not have a current picture of Joshua since he is in a different orphanage (near the mountains).
I had to include a picture taken during my March visit.
                                      6 years old     Joshua Rossen  Abram Brown   Love you my prince.
  Joshua has Down syndrome   may also have autism.  We will not know until they are home.


  1. Wonderful news! Congratulations to your family!! The new pictures are great; kids grow so fast and Amelia in particular looks to have made positive gains. I hope you can bring them home SOON! Prayers for you all!

  2. The changes in Jeremy and Amelia are remarkable! Sophia has such a precious smile! Praying the Babas and staff are able to see what changes have been made in these little lives and implement these and much much more in the lives of the other children! Congrats on all 4 of your new children!

  3. Celebrating with you here in Raleigh Jenny! I hope you get to your babies soon so they can live under the same roof with their new, wonderful family!!! God bless you guys!!!

  4. Wow--look at them!! Cannot wait for them to be home!!

  5. Woo Hoo! So excited for you all!!

  6. Congratulations Jenny & Steven! I am so happy for you both! You are so very blessed! I can not wait for you to bring your beautiful children home! Love to you both :)

  7. Congratulations Browns! Praying you can get over there very soon to bring them home where they belong. So happy for you all!

  8. Oh what wonderful photos, Jenny! Look at that meat on Amelia's bones!!!!! I can hardly believe my eyes!!!!!!

  9. Congratulations! Oh, they look so amazing, from the pictures of them I saw before, especially Amelia, she has been truly blessed by the her Baba and all the people who made it possible for her to get that special formula, by the doctors and nurses at the hospital, and the nursing students who visited... I can't see as much of Sophia, but I hope she's doing just as well. They may have spent far too much time in that place, but God has not forsaken them. They are coming HOME, to a FAMILY. To a wonderful one, from what I can see. I just can't wait to see how all your babies thrive once they're home. (And yes, I know that Sophia is a teenager and Amelia a preteen... but your kids are ALWAYS your babies, no matter how old they get!)

  10. CONGRATULATIONS!! We have been waiting on pins and needles- praying!! WOOOOOOOOOOOO-HOOOOOOOOO!!!
    Can't wait to see them home!!!

  11. I can't believe I have never read your blog before today. You and your husband are angels and you have created the most beautiful family together. God bless and good luck bringing your newest little ones home!! They are adorable!!

  12. Hooray!!! how fantastic!!! Congratulations, mama!!!

  13. Wonderful news! I'm SO happy for the children and your family, congratulations!

  14. Congratulations! What a blessing that the children did not have to wait all those months to begin getting basic care. Think of the difference your loving family will mean to them!

  15. So very happy for you all! Praying you can go and get them soon...

  16. Praising our King Jesus here at the happy hartman farm... Bless you, Tears!!!!
    Thank You,,, More Tears!!!! Praying for your family... AMAZING

  17. Wow! So blessed to know God is working for your family and for these beautiful children.