Waiting Here For You

Joshua Poteet
Joshua Poteet HOUSTON, Texas

Our family isn’t complete.

I’m terrified. But ready. So, so ready.

There have been so many flickering thoughts. Thoughts that I wrote off as crazy, and let pass almost immediately. Then those thoughts turned into the quietest/quickest of whispers to Jesus, asking 3 words, “Is this you?” Finally, slowly, and so, so carefully, I brought it to my best friend (and we all know where he landed 🙃). We’ve prayed, we’ve let ourselves be excited, we’ve cried. And now, even though I am so afraid, we are telling the world, because we need your help. Our family isn’t complete. We can’t do this without you. The Poteet family is adopting. And while those feel like the craziest words I could imagine ever writing, they’re true. Through the heart strangling anxiety and fear of raising the support, there’s peace, and that’s exactly the sliver of peace we’ll hang onto during this crazy ride.

The financial cost of adoption is significant. It’s easily one of the biggest fears for me. We desperately desire your prayers, and if you feel led, to support us financially.

We have been blessed with a matching grant from Legacy 685 and a matching grant from Lifesong for Orphans. That means that the first $8,000 raised will be matched! We’ve set up a fundraising page, where 100% of the proceeds go toward helping to grow our family.

 

Little one, wherever you are, you are already deeply and truly loved. 💛

 

#bravelove #kneetoknee #domesticadoption


STRIPE charges an online processing fee (2.2% +.30 USD per transaction). Your donations will be decreased by this amount. You may also send a check payable to “Lifesong for Orphans”. In the memo line please write “Poteet 09813”, to ensure it is credited to our account. Please mail to Lifesong for Orphans, PO Box 9, Gridley, IL 61744.

Lifesong has been blessed with partners who underwrite all U.S. administrative and fundraising costs (TMG Foundation and other partners). That means 100% of your donation will go directly to the adoption.

  • In following IRS guidelines, your donation is to Lifesong for Orphans. This organization retains full discretion over its use, but intends to honor the donor’s suggested use.
  • Lifesong is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. Individual donations of $50 or more and yearly donations totaling $250 or more will receive a tax-deductible receipt. Receipts for donations under $50 will gladly be sent upon request.
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Raised to date by 16 people
 of  $50,000
118 days left

My Story

Our family isn’t complete.

I’m terrified. But ready. So, so ready.

There have been so many flickering thoughts. Thoughts that I wrote off as crazy, and let pass almost immediately. Then those thoughts turned into the quietest/quickest of whispers to Jesus, asking 3 words, “Is this you?” Finally, slowly, and so, so carefully, I brought it to my best friend (and we all know where he landed 🙃). We’ve prayed, we’ve let ourselves be excited, we’ve cried. And now, even though I am so afraid, we are telling the world, because we need your help. Our family isn’t complete. We can’t do this without you. The Poteet family is adopting. And while those feel like the craziest words I could imagine ever writing, they’re true. Through the heart strangling anxiety and fear of raising the support, there’s peace, and that’s exactly the sliver of peace we’ll hang onto during this crazy ride.

The financial cost of adoption is significant. It’s easily one of the biggest fears for me. We desperately desire your prayers, and if you feel led, to support us financially.

We have been blessed with a matching grant from Legacy 685 and a matching grant from Lifesong for Orphans. That means that the first $8,000 raised will be matched! We’ve set up a fundraising page, where 100% of the proceeds go toward helping to grow our family.

 

Little one, wherever you are, you are already deeply and truly loved. 💛

 

#bravelove #kneetoknee #domesticadoption


STRIPE charges an online processing fee (2.2% +.30 USD per transaction). Your donations will be decreased by this amount. You may also send a check payable to “Lifesong for Orphans”. In the memo line please write “Poteet 09813”, to ensure it is credited to our account. Please mail to Lifesong for Orphans, PO Box 9, Gridley, IL 61744.

Lifesong has been blessed with partners who underwrite all U.S. administrative and fundraising costs (TMG Foundation and other partners). That means 100% of your donation will go directly to the adoption.

  • In following IRS guidelines, your donation is to Lifesong for Orphans. This organization retains full discretion over its use, but intends to honor the donor’s suggested use.
  • Lifesong is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. Individual donations of $50 or more and yearly donations totaling $250 or more will receive a tax-deductible receipt. Receipts for donations under $50 will gladly be sent upon request.
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Comments

$100

Nate

23 hours ago

$100

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Jan 2, 2022

“For our sweet little friend”

$500

Christy

Dec 13, 2021

“We’re so excited to see your family grow!”

$1,022

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Dec 13, 2021

“Love you guys! Praying for you.”

$4,000

Offline Donation

Dec 13, 2021

$500

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Dec 10, 2021

“We are excited to meet our new friend!”

$500

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Dec 6, 2021

$1,000

Roman

Dec 5, 2021

“Let’s get you guys that kid!!!”

$500

Raz & Danielle

Nov 30, 2021

“Raising our kids to walk with Jesus takes a village; we are thankful to have you guys in our village, and we're always here to lift your family up too. Love, Raz, Danielle & Zuri”

$25

trivett

Nov 22, 2021

$100

Laura

Nov 22, 2021

“Praying for this journey that God has placed in front of you and your family.”

$50

Stephanie

Nov 22, 2021

“Love y’all”

$25

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Nov 22, 2021

$100

Mike

Nov 22, 2021

“We are so excited for y’all! We are big fans of the Poteet Family! We will be here to support you the entire way and after!”

$50

Jeri

Nov 22, 2021

“Praying God’s peace and provision for the growing Poteet family!”

$50

Offline Donation

Nov 22, 2021