Tuesday, June 28, 2011

One Year Ago Today Across The Ocean Far, Far Away...

We decided to start a new family tradition- every year we will re-live our incredible journey to bring home Sasha Jade by watching ourselves on the computer from this side of the ocean... one year later and one year wiser... Your comments are always welcome:

June 27, 2010
Buddha Baby

Another wonderful day in Guangzhou!

Thank you to all our family, friends, and other adoptive families who have been following along and leaving comments, it is great to read all the notes and feel the support! 

Today we decided not to join our agency's group of families to visit a museum, instead our friends took us to visit the Temple Of The Six Banyan Trees

The monks invited us to join in a vegetarian feast...
tempting, but we were not hungry, having just finished a big breakfast at our hotel
Lucky to be with the "Dream Team" again today

We were blessed by one of the monks
The three big Buddhas represent the past, present, and future
It was OK for us to sit on our knees out of respect
A special prayer was chanted for us

We enjoyed our visit!

"Today is the Tomorrow you worried about Yesterday"

1 comment:

  1. Your review of "A Year Ago Today" is really bringing back so many memories for me... Some of your photos of the temple are amazingly similar to mine (although it was a lot drier when we were there), I can almost smell the incense & hear the chants again... Thanks for taking us along! :-)


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