What happened yesterday?

>> Thursday, May 26, 2011

“We should hear something on Wednesday.” That had been my response since last Wednesday to the question, “When are you going to get Gus?” We’re currently waiting to be submitted to the US embassy. The embassy only accepts adoption paperwork on Wednesdays and we had good reason to believe that it would happen yesterday…and it almost did.

Turns out, everything was ready. Gus even has his own little passport. (Well, it’s not truly a little passport, as in, a smaller passport. I suppose that in this context little is a synonym for cuter. My passport on the other hand is neither little nor cute.) But when they got ready to submit they were missing a document and some photocopies. Ugh! AWAA called us and we sent the missing paperwork FedEx international priority mail to Addis. It should be there Monday and then my guess is that we will be a go for next Wednesday.

I truly think we’re weeks away from bringing him home. Do continue to pray that we can clear these last hurdles. And pray that God will continue to provide the final funds necessary to finish the job. He has been so faithful in that regard.


Laura & Kevin May 26, 2011 at 8:57 PM  

UGG, Erika! That is so frustrating! I am so sorry that happened! I will be praying a speedy embassy for your family!!
love, Laura McFarland

Debb May 26, 2011 at 10:36 PM  

Oh my goodness! That would be so frustrating! You still sound positive, amidst the disappointment! Good for you!!! Hang in there! God has not forgotten you ~ or Gus! May Wed be your day of clearance next week!

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