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Monday, August 20, 2007


approved, Liked; commended; shown or approved to be worthy of approbation and support of. (American Dictionary of the English Language)

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15

WE HAVE BEEN APPROVED!!!! After 6 LONG weeks of waiting for our CIS approval-- it came today. We were driving home from San Antonio today and Jessica (staying here with the three canines) called yelling that "it came, it came!" We all started screaming in the car and I started crying!! I guess it just felt good to have it come and be one step closer:)

Now the official wait begins!! We are so thankful to God for His perfect timing and His goodness.


JB said...

Yeah!!!! So so so excited!!! I told you my passport would come the same day!!! I just had a feeling...So excited and so glad that TODAY was the day. Love you guys!

Keva said...

Praise the Lord! I hope for this post every time I read your blog. YeaAAAAAA! Now the real waiting begins. I am so happy for you and your family.

The Breedlove family said...

I am so excited for your family. We are nearing that place of excitement least I know its coming :)I can't wait to see a post when you get a referral...that is TRUE excitement. Amy

Craig and Jaclyn said...

CONGRATULATIONS!! Approval was the longest wait for us....and I didn't know it would feel so wonderful to finally here the word 'approved'!!! Congrats!!

Anonymous said...

YEAHHHH!! Truly so excited for you all. Praying for your little ones even now!! Love you! - Kristin L.

Jana said...

Hurray!!!!! Congratulations!! Can't wait to see pics of your little ones!!!!

Eric & Tara said...

WOOHOO! this is so huge!! way to go- youre "waiting"!! I can't wait to be there!!

Shawn and Jami said...

Yipee! What great happy for you!

The Elliott Family said...

What a relief, huh! This is where it starts getting exciting!


MissHannah said...

So exciting. Congratulations.

Kate said...

Congratulations! Im happy for you guys and hope to meet them very soon :)

Melissa said...

WhooHoo! Grace like rain!!! I'm so glad to find this out on your blog! :)

Susy Q said...

Congratulations! That is such a milestone. You're one big step closer to holding your little one!

-Susanna (age 16)
Big Sis to two bio brothers (11 and 8) and one sister from Ethiopia (19 mos.)

Anonymous said...

If you have fruit flies like I do then definitlt go with, 14. It works wonders. Oh, and the dryer thing...they were so right. I know aren't I handy.


The Hausams said...

WOO HOO! Praise the Lord that that's finally in the bag!

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