Just a little disclaimer: This is not a “Hey, we are home and everything is going swell!” type of post. That will come. Until then, don’t be alarmed. Things are going well. Every day is a little better. No, everything didn’t just fall into place magically and we felt all like one big happy family […]
Tomorrow is the day that has been more than a year in the making. We arrived in Beijing late on Thursday. Friday we went to Tian’anmen Square and the Forbidden City. Saturday we climbed the Great Wall of China at Juyong Pass and went to an amazing acrobat show. In 12 hours we will […]
One year ago today we got a call that would change our lives. The call that told us there was a little boy across the world that might be our son. One year ago today, after the call, Billy and I prayerfully opened the email that contained the first picture we ever saw of Ezra. […]
This is going to be short because I am still in shock and words are failing me right now. We got Travel Approval (TA), which means very soon we will know the date we are leaving. We have requested March 11th as our departure date but there is a small chance it could be pushed […]
First things first – Where are we at in the process right now and when do we get to go get him? Well… According to the chart below, we are waiting on Step 11. Thursday our Article 5 will be picked up from the US Consulate in Guangzhou and sent to the CCCWA (Step 12). […]
This little love note came while we were still waiting for our LOA and I was really struggling with doubt. I was the last to open my cookie that night. As I opened it, I joked about how everyone’s fortune cookies had been pretty accurate, expecting something really insignificant and silly in mine.
Sometimes God uses really silly things to speak to me… like fortune cookies. And I love that […]