January 22, 2016~Happy 9th Birthday Madeline!~ 9 years old! She has been home for 8 plus years… I cannot imagine my life without this precious child my love for her is something fierce and protective her need for understanding and love is big she is complicated and beautifully made all wrapped up with a big bow of grace in her 9 years she has made strides that many children never consider I am so very proud of my girl her big beautiful smile and twinkling eyes… no words for that! Madeline Nian we love and adore you so very very much Happy Birthday my precious girl! Psalm 139:14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works. My soul knows it very well.