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This is really happening!!!!!!!!

This is really happening!!!!!!!!

This is really happening!!!!!!!!

by | Apr 23, 2013 | From The Ends Of The Earth, Lizzie's Story | 2 comments

After a fabulous weekend camping with good friends, we came home to a messy house and a sick kiddo.  Between doctor’s appointments, teaching, unpacking, cleaning, and laundry I managed to check my email briefly, only to look for the times of Jacob’s baseball game.  It was then I noticed an email from our social worker, she let us know our dossier was Out Of Translation (OOT) meaning all of our paperwork/life-story was being reviewed by China and we could expect our Letter Of Acceptance (LOA) in 2-4 weeks. From LOA you generally have 2-3 months until travel.  I was so excited!  I called Josh and forgot to check on the game time.

Poor Jacob asked me, again, when he needed to be at the field.  Oh yeah, so I rechecked my email. Another email from Lifeline was there! We received our LOA!!!!!!!!  Aaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh!!!!! Seriously!  I was so shocked! Still am! This means things are happening and they are happening fast!!! If things go smoothly, it looks like we will travel in June!  I am in so very happy!  Our daughter needs medical treatment as soon as possible and God keeps showing up to remind me He loves our girl even more than we do.  He knows her needs. What an awesome thing!
Yet again, I forgot to look for Jacob’s game time. We did eventually figure it out and I even managed to get him there early! The next few weeks will be busy, busy, busy! LOA comes with a whole new set of paperwork and I’ve got a nursery to put together and fundraising to accomplish.  I don’t mind, seeing as how we are now in the 3rd trimester (if you go by the gestation time of an elephant), I’ll consider it my labor pains! Thank you all for all your support and prayers! It means more than you know…



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  1. Sherrie Jones

    This is so awesome! I am so happy for you guys! I hope things continue to progress quickly so you can get your little girl home!


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