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 […]
Happy New Year! It’s 2015! The year we will get to bring our son home. And we are so close! Looky what we got here… This is our Letter Seeking Confirmation (otherwise known as LOA or Letter of Approval)… it means… China has officially approved us to adopt Ezra! We waited 68 days on this […]
I have been meaning to update everyone as our fundraisers progressed and well… I’ve been busy and time has slipped away from me. And honestly I didn’t expect it to go all this fast! You may have been watching our little thermometer creep up over the past few months, but just this past week it […]
10 years ago, Billy and I stood in a little church in front of our friends and family, baby-faced and much younger then we thought we were, and promised forever. Those “I do’s” determined the way I would experience the rest of my life. I would never be alone – physically or mentally. No burden, […]
As of October 22, we were officially LID! That means our dossier is logged into CCCWA’s system. On a traditional China adoption timeline, LID would mean that you are able to be matched with a child, and you would begin waiting for a referral. Since Ezra is considered “special needs” and found us back in […]