Thank You, Lord, for rescuing this human being from the garbage pit.
Thank You for the pure love by which You have redeemed her life.
Thank You for the preciousness of this person who is made in Your image.
Thank You for breaking our hearts with the truth of what was happening to Katie and all the other unwanted, voiceless, powerless ones.
Thank You for giving us a fierce love for her and telling us to go get her.
Thank You for proving Yourself to be who You claim to be. Mighty, miracle-working God, Father of the Fatherless.
Thank You for providing the required ransom for Katerina’s life.
For giving our family favor in the eyes of so many authorities.
Thank You for every dear one who sacrificed something to help bring our Katie-bird home.
Thank You for sending her a special baba to love her while she waited for us.
Thank You for designing her with so many sweet spots to kiss.
Thank You that she lets her mama kiss them.
Thank You for preparing us to know how to help her with her special needs.
Thank You for her alertness and spunk.
Thank You that she can now relax those survival skills and learn to look to a mama and daddy for what she needs.
Thank You for the energy she is gaining and the progress she is already making. For the contours that are appearing on her arms and legs.
Thank you for not allowing this rare and precious jewel to be lost.
Thank You most of all for the mercy You have shown to Katie and to our family.
Lord, this is Your doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes.