Day 39: Johanna for the Dismuke Family… Forty to Forever…

Today at Forty to Forever we rally for the Dismuke family who are bringing home sweet Johanna. Their hearts have been broken as their first adoption is now stalled because that country has closed its doors. But they are still following God’s call and are now in the process of bringing Johanna home. Please help them.
Today’s Lent Devotion reminds us that there is a why to Good Friday and that it is the WHY we should be focussed on more than then how or what was done. Jesus had to bear the cross because we were, still am and always will be sinners before God… have a read, think about it and thank the Lord for all He has done… syc

Forty Days to Forever

Our Goal is to raise $400 for Johanna… $297 to go! 

536242_10101203098048790_486023206_nThis is sweet Johanna.  She is almost six and has dwarfism.  This is her family’s story…

“My loving husband and I have been married for almost 8 years (has it really been that long?). We have two wonderful little girls who we cherish with all our hearts. In 2008, I started hinting to my husband that I wanted to adopt but he had many misconceptions of adoption (like only people who can’t have children adopt). So, I prayed and hinted A LOT that I wanted more children and I wanted them through adoption. You see, I had wanted to adopt children longer then I could remember. I wanted a child from every continent if God would allow it (well, that is what I thought when I was a teenager).

I prayed daily that God would open my husband’s heart…

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