Soon we will know if we were chosen by a birthmom...we will know on Monday, July 25th, 2011. So yes it has been a long week...a Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and today another Friday of waiting...but we do know we will hear YES or NO on Monday...so we can relax over the weekend and stop jumping every time the phone rings. We were slightly distracted over the last 2 weeks (we found out about this "opportunity" on July 13th)...as we buried a sweet cousin of mine, a hero, a fallen soldier last weekend in Knoxville...and flew to DC with Jake Monday on business and flew home today.
This is not our first adoption "opportunity"...we've had 2 major ones float into focus and float away...and 3 other "opportunities" that we shared our profile with friends who showed them to someone they knew...and 2 others that I felt very strongly about...This one has been the hardest to wait through so far...and the hardest to try and stay separated from emotionally...
Over the last 9 months, since we decided to adopt, we've learned so many things about ourselves and about trusting the Lord. One day our story will be complete with a happy ending...and then I'll share it in full.
Adoption...is not for the faint of heart.
And I'll keep you posted ;)
The Prayer of Faith
Is anyone among you in trouble?
Let them pray.
Is anyone happy?
Let them sing songs of praise.