Update from Dixie

22 January 2010   3:15 AM

Yes, that is right, it is 3:15 AM and I am blogging before I go to bed!  It has been a long day.  It started at 5:20 AM when I got up and continued until now!  First the earthquake struck at 6:10 AM and then I have been running ever since!  I went to the US Embassy this morning and started the paperwork for 83 visas.  I left there and went to try and find the place I was supposed to meet the Canadian Broadcast Company by the airport and never did find it!  The directions they gave me were totally incorrect.  So I finally gave up!

Traffic was horrible! It too hours to get from one place to another.

Oh, my goodness!  I just had fatigue wash over me...   maybe I should go to bed and finish this tomorrow.  My eyes are crossing and if I have errors in my typing please forguve me!

10 comments (Add your own)

1. Amy Heymann wrote:
You are my hero! I am an adoptive parent of 3 kids. I found your blog and I'm praying every day for you. I pray you get the help you need now and in the hard days, months and years ahead. I pray God gives you amazing wisdom and that He also gives you great joy. Bless you and everyone there. I pray all your children find homes in wonderful families. I'm sure it must be hard to part with them all at once.

Thu, January 21, 2010 @ 8:06 AM

2. ana J. Lucore wrote:
Greetings in Christ Dixie and John, We have a mutual friend, Jesus! Besides Him we also both know Jaclyn Morrow who attends a church about 25 miles from her Cahmpaign, IL home. (She now is living in No. AZ.) Her e-name is morjax; Jaclyn has shared your last e-message with me and this blog. Dixie and John, we are open and available to receive and nurture up to six Haitian children. Our houseparents are a very healthy and vigorous married couple who are great-grandparents and who love the Lord in word and deed. Will any of the 80-some visas you are requesting be for children in need? Pls let me know that we can help. Eph 3: 20 & 21 In His Embrace, ana -- from Benson, AZ (40 mins E of Tucson)

Thu, January 21, 2010 @ 9:19 AM

3. Sandy Jensen wrote:
Please Dixie, Tell us if it is possible to start the adoption process. There will be so many children in need. Are there any agencies that can get families started and moving forward?

Thu, January 21, 2010 @ 10:41 AM

4. rebecca wrote:
Hi there i hope you are ok, I was reading your blog and after watching the stories unfold i want to help. I ahve a baby daughter of my own and work as a nursery nurse here in the uk. I was woundering were to send donations of baby clothes, nappies and other essional thingds for the babies and children in these orphanages. I have searched website and had no luck. Ther ios a group of us that are willing tosend packages over to help bring soem happiness to the most needy of children. If you know of somewere i can send these please let me know or please give guidence of adressses of were to send these donations. Your doning a hreat job. Thankyou Rebecca (west yorkshire) xxbeckyleexx@hotmail.co.uk please contact me by email

Thu, January 21, 2010 @ 1:21 PM

5. Cynthia Reis Gordon wrote:
Are you letting volunteers come at this time to help? I was wondering what information you would need from me. I would like to come the last week in Feb into March. Thank you Cindy

Thu, January 21, 2010 @ 1:53 PM

6. Tom Vanderwell wrote:
Cynthia, We're still assessing the need for volunteers. Sign up as a potential volunteer at http://godslittlestangelsinhaiti.org/want-to-help/ and stay tuned here and we'll be in touch. Tom

Sat, January 23, 2010 @ 11:15 AM

7. Tom Vanderwell wrote:
Rebecca, Please sign up in the sign up form on the right for donations. We're still in the process of determining exactly what we need and the logistics of how to get it to Haiti. Thank you for your support. Tom

Sat, January 23, 2010 @ 11:17 AM

8. Tom Vanderwell wrote:
http://godslittlestangelsinhaiti.org/so-you-want-to-adopt/ Sandy, check out that link. Tom

Sat, January 23, 2010 @ 11:18 AM

9. Tom Vanderwell wrote:
Anna, All of the kids that came out this week already had families waiting for them. Stay tuned. Tom

Sat, January 23, 2010 @ 11:19 AM

10. Tom Vanderwell wrote:
Amy, Thank you, but seriously, Dixie, Molly, Joyce, John Susan and my wife are my heroes. Tom

Sat, January 23, 2010 @ 11:21 AM

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