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.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
TA Wait Begins
So what now?
Well we celebrate the year of the horse with the Chinese until they return to work somewhere around February 8-10th. Normally, CNY is a fun holiday around here. Last year we released lanterns and made big memories. This year it is that week that stands between me and my child.
Now we wait again. We would love to travel in February but recognize that things would really have to fall into place for us. Please be praying with us that we receive our TA quickly after they return to work. We are ready to bring that baby girl home and get her the care she needs.
In the meantime, I am trying to make the most of the time with our family as it currently stands. I feel this deep need to gather my kids and do lots of snuggling.
Here is a pic of my youngest two enjoying the recent ice day. Umbrella hats courtesy of a Forbidden City vendor on my last trip to China.
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