Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Introducing Elliana Geneme Jayne Baxter

After 26 months long months of being in process and waiting, it is our great honor to introduce you to our daughter,

Elliana Geneme Jayne Baxter 

Elliana:  "The Lord has Responded" 
in Hebrew, it literally means, My God Has Answered Me! 
It also means Sun Ray or Shining Light 
Geneme: "In the morning"
Jayne:  "God is gracious"

(more on her name later) 

Our first meeting

Shy and Reserved, but coming around! 


  1. Congratulations! She is absolutely beautiful!
    Wonderful to see her in your arms and to hear that you passed court. It won't be long now!
    Rachael Neufeld

  2. Praise the Lord!!! I am so happy for all of you. Thank you for giving Elliana her forever home and for listen to God's calling. I am continuning to pray for Elliana as she waits for your return. May God grant her peace in her tender heart.
    I can't wait to talk with you and hear all about your journey.
    Dani H

  3. Yay! Can't wait until she can meet her brothers and sister! She is a beautiful little one!

  4. So awesome Angie and Brad!! Congratulations!!

  5. Oh My Word!!!! She's precious! Thanks so much for sharing her with us. Her name is beautiful too. Huge congrats! Praying embassy paperwork comes in quickly. Praying you have patience and grace, even when you think the well's run dry. You're in the final stage now, WAHOOOO!!!!!!!!!

  6. Tears of JOY!!!! She is beautiful and her name took my breath away. Cannot wait to hear more. Makes me miss ET so very much!

  7. Your pictures turned out great! Elliana is such a beauty. So excited we've made it this far in the journey. I'm praying for our quick return to Ethiopia to bring our children home!!!


  8. Beautiful, Angie!!! But the pictures are nothing compared to watching you with your daughter in real life =) Im excited to be praying with you about the rest of this adventure God has us on.

  9. She is absolutely gorgeous! Jim and I have had you guys in your thoughts and prayers, and are so happy that you're going to finally be able to bring your daughter home! I couldn't think of a more loving, deserving home than yours! Love you!