Friday, August 10, 2012

Today is the Day!!!!

This morning I got an email from my adoption agency - I passed court!!! And this whole scenario about me getting to do my parental interview while I was there and court happening like this - he literally said "I have to admit that in the past six years this is a first but it is certainly a wonderful first." Seriously!!! Talk about favor!!! It's all glory to God. To say I'm overjoyed, is an understatement. Now I wait for an Embassy date and then I go bring him home.

So as of today - Friday, August 10th - I am legally my sweet boys momma! And therefore, let me introduce you to my precious son: Mihretu James Samuel Kerr
Photos taken by the amazing Wynne Elder


  1. Such amazing news!! Congratulations, Momma!!


  2. Congratulations, Autumn! I have loved watching your journey of obedience and audacious faith. Continued prayers for you and your sweet guy.

  3. YEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!That's all I can think of to say right now :o)

  4. Hi Autumn! I'm Kristin. I am hoping to go on the Oct 2012 Uganda trip with Visiting Orphans. I've been following your blog and I too am praying about, and starting to seriously consider adopting as a single woman. I am so happy for you!! Seeing these pictures, having read your journey brought tears to my eyes! Congradulations!! He is precious!! Such an adorable little boy!! I hope and pray everything goes smoothly from here on out and you just get to enjoy your sweet boy very soon!!

  5. Yea! Yea! Yea! I got chills reading this. I have been praying for you on this journey for so long. I'm so excited for you and your son! Prayers will continue as you bring him home and your new family adjusts!

  6. Congratulations!!! I've been following your blog since January - when I started the process of trying to adopt two children I've been fostering. I bought some of your merchandise - the print is hanging in the kids' room and I often wear the "Dream Big, Love Big" pendant. When I see these items, I remember to pray for you. So happy to hear how God has answered!!!
    The same day you got your news, the decision was made that I can adopt the two little girls I've been caring for this past year. Your blog has been an encouragement to me as I've pursued this adoption as a single mom.
    Will continue praying for everything to come together in God's perfect timing!!!

    1. Awesome!!! Congrats on your good news too!

  7. I love this!!! (And I can't stop saying congrats- Praise God!) What an amazing story that your son can grow up hearing about God's faithfulness... so, so, so exciting!



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