If you have visited here before, you can probably see that I have changed the name of the blog again. I started blogging at 4URuthie to tell the story of our journey to adopt our 1st daughter. I changed it to Mountains for Maggie when we were praying for God to move mountains on behalf of our 2nd daughter. Well now it is no longer just Ruthie’s or Maggie’s stories. It is now our family's story, and the stories of those we share life with, as we Conquer Mountains together. Both ConqueringMountains.net and 4URuthie.blogspot will lead here.
Saturday, May 9, 2009
Lady Bugs Update
We are waiting on the 10 questions back from Lady Bugs N Love and feel pretty optimistic about what we will hear. The response that Ruthie is walking did a lot for alleviating my fears. So did all of your stories that you shared regarding your own fears and experiences. Satan is a deceiver and the source of my fears. Thank you for reminding me to hold on to what I know is true.
TA's for Friends
Several families from our agency got their travel approvals this week. I certainly rejoice with them as they prepare to leave in the next 2-3 weeks. We certainly could have been in that group as some of the family's timelines were similar to ours from the beginning, but it was not God's will so we will continue to wait and pray. Congrats to all of those families packing. I can't wait to follow your journey.
Several people have been praying for us regarding our desire to travel before family camp. This does not appear to be in God's master plan for our family. We will most likely move our week to the first week of June as a spot came open there last week. This would make sure that we atleast still get to take the boys in case our travel to China falls on our regular week. If you are wondering what the big deal is about family camp, I encourage you to visit http://www.pinecove.com/.
We go to family camp there every summer and it is by far the most incredible thing we do all year.
Can't Be Much Longer
I can't imagine that our RA will take much longer as we are starting to reach the end of the projected time frame for waiting.
Thanks to those of you following our journey. I can't wait to go to China and share the miracle of getting this little girl with you.
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