Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Exactly 1 Year

I am a firm believer that everything happens for a reason even when I don't quite understand why yet. Especially when I don't understand, to be honest.

Over the past year our lives have changed in ways I never imagined. We loved fiercely, laughed fully, lost intensely and were changed immensely. While I still don't understand why certain things happened or better yet, why certain things did not happen, life is what it is. And I'm so grateful that I find my hope in something much greater than the world.

On September 13, 2010 we were accepted into AGCI's Ethiopian adoption program. Through many turns, bumps and hills (that seemed more like mountains), exactly 1 year later we are officially on the wait list!

Yes folks, you read that first here, we are officially wait listed and now we wait. And wait. And wait. (more on waiting later)

Roman's 8:28 tells us that "God works for the good of those who love him." And this is good.


Alison said...

YAY!!! So excited that ya'll are on the waitlist! Congratulations!!!!

Carrie said...

The Lord's plans are always better aren't they?!! I am so excited for you guys and so glad we will be waiting together! Our fingerprint appt's are on the 23rd! I cannot wait to get on the wait list; just wish it was a lot shorter... ;)