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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Timely Quote...

"Nearly every man who develops an idea works at it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged."
Thomas A. Edison
Thanks for your emails and comments and thoughts... these rough patches in momentum occur when there seems to be nothing else to do... and I guess it's my job to find ways to keep busy. So, I'll try and be better at being busy hoping and dreaming and knowing that in whatever way he comes home, he's meant to be my son and hurrying through the process would have meant that it wouldn't be HIM that is sleeping in his new bed and playing with our dog... and it's HIM I'm waiting for. I need to be patient while his journey is made ready for us to be a family. I have spoken to my agency and it is fairly certain that I will be traveling to Khab rather than Perm. They are not offering Perm as an option for new families and to me, they talk only in terms of Khab for my dossier and travel. My SW has spoken to the facilitator there about my request and child requested so I am on the radar at least. I asked if I should anticipate travel in 2010 for a first trip and I was surprised when she seemed taken back by that and answered, "NO! we hope you will travel before Christmas for trip one"... So I'll be dreaming of a Khabarovsk Christmas :)

3 comments:

terence and carala said...

Oh Stacey! That sounds so encouraging to hear that you could be in Russia before Christmas!!! I'm soooo happy for you! So many I know have been getting great news! I'll keep praying that it all starts falling together for you! :-)

Love,
Carala
**let's get together SOON!

Todd and Jana said...

Hi Stacey,

Thank you so much for your post on my blog! The encouragement really helps right now. I have been thinking of you and so glad to hear that things are finally progressing. I hope you get a nice Christmas present this year:)

Jana

Amy said...

Big hugs -- I wish I could annex you to the US and get this done for you!!!