The greatest experience, the one which shakes a soul with hopes and fears, the results of which are never ending, and incidentally, the one which pays the biggest dividends, is to be found in the adoption of children.
--Anonymous

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Long Week

This has unfortunately been a terribly long week for me. Usually when I start feeling like this, something good happens. That's "usually", but I know better than to count on that. I don't think there have been any PGN outs this week from our agency. It's much easier for me to deal with the wait if there are others who are getting good news. There have been several families who received PA. That wait time seems to be getting shorter, but PGN seems to be at a stand still this week. Tomorrow marks three weeks since we were resubmitted. Unless there are a bunch of approvals tomorrow, I don't look for us to receive ours. There are several families who were submitted before we were who haven't received approval yet so I'm afraid we still have a wait ahead of us. I was, and still am, hoping to get approval before PGN's Holiday shutdown. I'm not sure what days they actually close for Holy Week but probably at least Friday through Monday.

On the brighter side, today I rented a carpet cleaner and cleaned carpets so at least I didn't sit around and sulk all day. Mark got to get out and ride his bike. It was a beautiful day until the rain started, which he got caught in. Only for about the last fifteen minutes of his ride but 60 miles an hour with rain hitting you in the face and temps around 50 doesn't make for a very comfortable final fifteen minutes.

OK, I'm going to end my pity party and try to focus on my blessings instead of the lack of progress in our case. I do have so much to be thankful for!
(But I really want my baby home.........she's one of my blessings!)
Please continue to pray!

3 comments:

The gFamily said...

Praying you get the call very soon!

Sandy said...

HOpe you get that coveted call soon so Nola can come home where she belongs. Maria's birthday pics in the sidebar are beautiful!

Ferrick said...

I check on you daily as well my friend. What a blessing my blogging friends have been to me. I pray for you daily, pray Paul's prayer for you as well. Stay faithful to Him, even though none of this makes any sense to us now, He is bigger and His ways are better. I am so with you in this. Blessings and belief, Susie

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