I sat this morning and reviewed our time line and prayed. I was blessed to see God's hand each step of the way. We are continuing to be grateful for the opportunity to experience adoption and to add to our family in this way.
Aug 18 - Received our Online Adoption Learning Classes Certificates
Oct 12- Received call that our homestudy had been endorsed by the State of Illinois
Oct 13- Picked up our homestudy and reviewed Dossier
Oct 14- Overnighted Dossier to AGCI
Oct 15- Received call from AGCI that we had a revision to make to our application letter.
Oct 16- Completed revision and resubmitted application letter. It was again overnighted to AGCI
Oct 18- Received phone call from AGCI, our Dossier is completed and we are official number 89 on the girls list. Our parameters are girl 0-14 months
Nov- Number 80 on the wait list.
Dec- Number 74 on the list.
Dec 23- Fingerprint appointment at United States Citizen and Immigration Services in STL.
Jan 2011- Our first number of 2011 was number 68.
Feb- Number 66 on the list.
March- Number 55....moving along!
April- 6 months waiting and we are number 49.
May- Number 44
June- No movement still 44 ...we are still believing!
July- Number 37 on the list.
August- Down 3 to number 34.
Aug 31st- Home study visit for 1 yr update & approval to change parameters.
Sept- Number 28 on the wait list.
****TODAY Oct 18th - 1 Year Waiting****
Unofficially Number 26
Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. Psalm 27:14