We’ve completed the homestudy, conducted all the background checks, spilled our guts about every private area of our lives (including our pee samples and bloodwork) and received approval from U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services! And, as of Monday, April 17, our dossier to bring home Superhero 4 is officially logged in China!
Adoption acronym speech: WE ARE L.I.D.!
Now we wait six to 12 weeks for our Letter of Approval/Letter Seeking Confirmation from China officially approving us as Superhero 4’s parents! (Let’s be honest — I’m praying hardcore for six! Come on, May 29, 2017!)
In the meantime, we nest.
We paint old furniture to look new.
We sort the 3t clothes that have survived three not-so-easy-on-the-pants boys from the ones that took a knee-hole casualty.
And we pray.
But what we won’t be doing this time around in that grueling two-to-three-month wait is fundraising.
Because friends, in an amazing move that has humbled and floored Super-Spouse and me in ways we can’t even describe, God has provided every single dime (minus travel) we need to fund this adoption.
In the period of three short months.Read More