Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take.............. but by the number of moments that take our breath away

Wednesday, April 28, 2010


I wonder how anything gets done? I received a notice in the mail stating that department of homeland security has received our adoption paper work. I called to see if it had been assign to a case worker they said no and that they have no idea when it would be. I ask maybe in a week? They again  they have no idea they have made some changes in how they are handling adoption paper work and have put in a new computer system to handle the changes and it is not working. Well then there it is so maybe a week maybe 4  weeks if  I don't laugh I will cry so here is to wordless Wednesday.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Hebrews 10:36

Patient endurance is what you need now, so that you will continue to do God’s will. Then you will receive all that he has promised.

Every day there seems to be changes that add more and more time so this is what I have for now.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Papers Filed

Our I-600 papers have been filed, they are on their way to Texas. It is so funny that we send them to Texas for them just to send them back to California.  The up side is that our local office is small and they said once they get them they will have them back out in 3 days.  Now we wait how long is anybody guess. Last week Ghana changed some things and  would now like a new form filled. This could add delay to our time but it is what it is. I now have just resigned myself to this taking a long time.  Every time frame we have been given has come and gone. Some of it is that our Agency is new to Ghana and are on a leaning curve good news for  families that come after us will not have some of the same delays. With each new delay our Agency learns how they can do things better for the next family.  Our last delay was 5 weeks. We passed court in January we got our papers in early February but one paper was wrong it had to be refiled. We had the new paper at the end of February our Agency had an associate in Ghana they were to bring this one paper home with them when they came on the first week of March. This made sense we would get it long before we would if they had mailed it. But than there was week after week of delays due to some other families papers.  Nothing that could have been foreseen but a delay no less of 5 weeks.  When I get emails from new families about time frames I say just be ready for a long Journey but pray for a sprint.  Maybe this summer Solomon will be home maybe he will celebrate the 4th with us maybe not.