Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Our 2K Race

Our 2K Race

Prayer for specific direction in serving the orphan ~ Summer 2010

Picture of irresistible child landed in my in box ~ July 2010

Asked hubby to pray about adoption ~ July 2010

Revived hubby J

Requested update on irresistible child ~ July 2010

Frightened by medical need of irresistible child, sought medical opinion ~ July 2010

Inconclusive medical diagnosis and prognosis but faith to move forward, waiting for “yes” from hubby ~ July 2010

Hubby surrenders completely again ~ August 2010

LOI for irresistible child ~ August 18, 2010

Began fundraising entire adoption costs ~ August 18, 2010

PA ~ August 23, 2010

Homestudy Completed (approved for 2, just in case)~ October 11, 2010

I-800A submitted ~ October 11, 2010

Fingerprinted ~ November 9 and 10, 2010

I-800A approval ~ November 19, 2010

Praying about adding a 2nd child ~ November 30, 2010

DTC ~ December 13, 2010

Surrender to adding a 2nd child ~ December 13, 2010

Reconsider adding a 2nd child ~ December 16, 2010

Prayer, tearful conversation, more prayer ~ December 2010

Log-in-date ~ January 11, 2011

Surrender to adding a 2nd child ~ January 12, 2011

Referral of irresistible child from special focus list ~ February 10, 2011

LOI for 2nd irresistible child ~ February 10, 2011

LOA x 2 from CCAA ~ February 25, 2011

Submit 800 x 2 ~ March 2, 2011

800 Provisional Approval x 2 ~ March 25, 2011

Files sent to NVC ~ March 26, 2011

NVC cabled files to US Consulate in GZ ~ April 4, 2011

Lifeline submitted visa paperwork to US Consulate in GZ ~ April 7, 2011

Article 5 to be picked up from US Consulate in GZ ~ April 21, 2011

TA ~

CA ~

Travel ~

8 comments:

lizzielou said...

Hi Connie,
Love that!If you have time could you tell me please what are the medical needs of both of your sweet babies?
We are in the process of adopting a little girl from China as well and are praying for God to lead us to the right one so we have no idea what "special need" she will have....cleft palate and limb differences are the ones so far that touch me very much.
You have such a beautiful family and God's provision for your adoptions is so inspiring!
Blessings
elisabeth

Treasures Evermore said...

God is so good. He certainly directs our paths...and then blesses us with allowing us to look back and see His hand in everything.

Blessings,
Connie

Dina Klink said...

Oh I cannot believe how close you are getting now to holding your sweeties!!! Praise God, what an amazing journey!

Lori said...

Oh My GOODNESS! Can you believe it??? Just three more steps to your travel!!!

Chris said...

Things are clicking along there!

I'm going to live vicariously through you...I'm jealous, but I don't know how I would ever add another...at least not right now..if you have a moment you can add our newest to your prayer list

Cari said...

wow you are getting so close now! how exciting. i love seeing the timeline for how God was and is working.

Jean said...

LOve how HE works!! Thank you for letting us witness it firsthand!

Faith, Hope, and Love said...

You go girl! You and your hubby are A.M.A.Z.I.N.G!!!

I can't wait to see your darlins in your arms!

Love and blessings,
Robin

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