k's name {an adoption SPECIAL}

she has a name.

a forever name.

a name that tells a story of hope!

we are beyond excited to introduce you to...

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kavita hope pilgreen

Proverbs 22:1 says, "A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold."

kavita.

hindi for poem or story. she was given this name.

hope.

"and now, O Lord, for what do we wait? our hope is in You." {Psalm 39.7}

"for God alone, oh my soul, wait in silence, for our hope is from Him." {Psalm 62.5}

we don't know her full story yet. but we know someone was brave to get her to an orphanage. therefore,

"rescue me, oh my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of the unjust and cruel man, for You, O Lord are my hope, my trust, O Lord, from my youth. upon You i have leaned from before my birth; you are He who took me from my mother's womb; my praise is continually of You." {Psalm 71.4-6}

pilgreen.

because she is one of us. she is loved by our family, immediate and extended. she is our daughter. our sister.

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below is the first picture we ever saw of kavita {age 5} this was probably taken when she got to the orphanage 4 years ago. we set eyes on this picture in july 2013. it was her referral picture.

Kavita 2011 picture

shortly after, we received these updated photos. they were taken in july 2013 {age 7} and that's when we received them.

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we clung to only these photos of kavita for 17 months until thanksgiving day 2014 when we got to FaceTime with her:

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and the party the boys had in that moment in a hotel room in seattle!

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our friend sent this photo from that day {age 8, almost 9}:

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how we have dreamed of the day to show you these pictures, to tell you the powerful story behind her name!

God has been writing her story before the beginning of time.

He's been calling to her and singing over her and never leaving her.

now she has a full name, a name that speaks love, favor, rescue and family.

a name that is hers for forever.

what an honor and joy it is to introduce you to our daughter, kavita hope pilgreen!

join us in giving God all the glory and the praise 
that is due Him and Him alone.
 and then stare at this precious face all you want! 
we have for 2 years. it's definitely your turn!