Monday, May 21, 2012

Waiting List!

Well, we have reached another milestone in our journey!  We just found out last week that our dossier (all of the paperwork) has been processed and approved by the Honduran government, and we didn't have to redo any of it!  This is a huge step because we have now been put on the waiting list for a child or children.  We are logged in at number 70 and will begin the countdown to number 1.  We're not sure of a time frame right now since it is a relatively new program and they haven't figured out an average completion time.  We'll know more as time goes on, and we get closer to receiving a referral.  The referral will be a picture of the child(ren), medical records, social history, and other necessary information to help us make our decision.  Once we accept the referral, we will travel to Honduras to begin the legal process there.  We are so incredibly thankful for all of the support and prayers from family and friends.  We are especially thankful for God's help through this time.  He is leading and guiding us to see what He has set in motion through to the end.  He is strengthening us.  He is testing us.  But above all things we know that He is in control and will see this through until completion in His good and perfect timing.  Thanks again and until next time.  Love God and love others!

Monday, January 2, 2012

We continue to be amazed at God's faithfulness to us as we follow His call for us to grow our family through adoption!  We appreciate your continued prayer for us and our child (ren) as we wait to receive word from Honduras about the next steps.  Thanks to the many, many of you for the encouragement and support you have provided us so far.  Here is some information about another way that you can support us:  During Christmas, our family surprised us with these t-shirts for us to sell in order help offset the costs of this adoption process.  They are available in short or long sleeves for $20 or $25, and because of their generosity, ALL of the proceeds from the t-shirt sales will be applied to our adoption expenses.  Just call, send a text, or email or if you're interested.  Thanks to our family for this opportunity and everyone who has been so supportive throughout this journey.

In Christ,
Clint and Amanda