Hard Days But a Really Big God

I wouldn’t consider myself a hopeless romantic. I’m far too much a realist to allow my dreams to overshadow my present tense. Yet, lately I’ve been praying for some big things; health concerns, marriages, broken hearts, hardships, unimaginable pain and none-the-least of which adoption details – our own and others. It seems everywhere I turn, life has taken its toll on the whole lot of us. And if I’m honest the weary tends to turn into worry in my mind.

A couple weeks ago I shared about some pretty big possibilities for our adoption. Two cases being for children with special needs. Another in the works.

Long story short:

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THE Update – Steps 2 & 3

Friends!!!

This is the update, THE UPDATE. The one I’ve been waiting for MONTHS to share. The update that required late nights of finalizing details, taking classes and discussing specifics. Days when every spare minute was spent on the computer, or phone, or running errands. It. Is. Here.

 

OUR HOME STUDY IS COMPLETE!!!!!!!!!!!

and not only that…

OUR PROFILE BOOK IS FINISHED, PRINTED, PRAYED OVER AND SUBMITTED!!!!

*insert happy dance*
Then multiply it times, like, a thousand. In fact, as I sit on my porch typing this, there are fireworks exploding in the distance as if they too are dancing along with us.

So, what does this all mean?

In all reality, it means more waiting. There is little more certainty than there was yesterday in the aspect of timing. Yet, now that this step is completed, we are approved and ready…

Ready
to
Adopt

 

P.S. Right before I handed over our profile books – featured in the pictures above – I just had to snap a picture. However, the only one around to take it for me, was my three year old. Her precious little fingers show up in almost every picture captured and I love it. I couldn’t just choose one.