One moment we are in the comfortable lobby of an adoption agency, the smells of coffee and smoothies drifting in from the café run by single mothers next door. A woman in her 60s is holding a curly haired boy. His hand grips her shoulder as she gently places him on the ground and holds … Continue reading The Journey Home
Hallelujah, we got a court date! In one month, we will hop aboard a VERY long flight so we can meet our little boy! On this trip, we will meet Sam twice for one hour on each visit. Then we will go before a judge to answer questions about things like our motivation to adopt, … Continue reading We’re going to Seoul!
The quick version of this update: We were submitted to court in Korea on 8/23/18. Both birth parents were notified of the pending adoption and received those notices in early September. So we now are waiting for the judge to assign us a court date so we can meet our baby boy face-to-face! The long … Continue reading The days are long, but this year is short.
We received the i600 Notice of Transfer letter today! I think I mentioned previously that the i600a was to approve us as a family to adopt, and now i600 approves Sam specifically. Basically, this part of our paperwork goes to Seoul until our adoption is finalized in Korea. Meanwhile, we are just waiting on EP … Continue reading Last bit of paperwork
The past week has been nothing short of a miracle to me. I shouldn't be surprised by it, and yet every time God shows up the way he does in the smallest, but most significant details, I stand in awe with reverence and joy. Disclaimer: This post is LONG. I probably should have split it … Continue reading Our lives changed today.