Our Article V has finally been received! I'm in total shock! After 25+ years of praying for this child it really is happening! I should get my Travel Approval soon. The outside time that the agency is telling me would be just 9 weeks (that's Dec. 10 in case you're counting the days like me!) but could be much sooner! One would think that I'm totally prepared; after all, I've had over 2 decades to prepare! But now that she is coming home there's suddenly so much to do! I need to go over my 2 binders of papers again, re-pack for Elaina Xin, pack for me, finish sewing our Adoption Day portrait dresses, plant more happy flowers to greet my sweet little one when we arrive home, catch up on the ironing so I have plenty of time to play when we get home and on and on!
I'm one very happy Mommy! Weird, really weird, I'm 52 and about to be a new Mommy! I can't wait to hold my little girl tight in my arms and rock and sing sweet songs of love just for her.
Thank you Father, for listening to this woman who's been knocking on your door for so long. Thank you for hearing my pleas for this child. Thank you, thank you, thank you!