Yearly Archives: 2011

Dossier Submission Day!!!

28 Oct 2011

     Today is the day!        The submission of the dossier marks the end of the paper-chasing phase of our adoption. In most cases, this ends “paper pregnancy” and begins long waiting period. Generally, paperwork is submitted to the country from which you are requesting a child and it remains there until […]

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The Graciousness of Moses

21 Oct 2011

     I just said goodbye to a sweet woman who is going to help me with some things around the house. What an answer to prayer. God reminded me of how sometimes getting help is exactly His will for my life. And I, the one-woman-show, need to heed His Word.      Even Moses […]

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Preparing for the 4, Step One

18 Oct 2011
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    If you can imagine, there is a lot to do around here, preparing to add four kids into the mix. We first needed to look at our finances. Could we actually afford it? Well, a lot of things will have to wait or move to the back burner — or get off the […]

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God Doesn’t Want Me Living with Mascara Running Down my Face

26 Sep 2011

Recently I accompanied my husband to a business conference. While he attended his meetings, I lounged by the pool along with about thirty other strangers reading a book and taking an occasional dip in the water. One day, to my horror, after sitting down there for hours, walking through the hotel lobby past a multitude […]

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Village Thinking

21 Sep 2011

In my previous blog, I announced a slight change in our adoption plans. Instead of a baby girl, we are adopting a sibling group of 4. Those around me will hopefully testify that I am moving out of the panic-stricken stage that periodically sent me into hot flashes and paralyzing migraines; and into a state […]

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