Today, July 17, 2011, marks exactly TEN MONTHS of being on the waitlist for Caroline Faith!
I am so excited that we have made it this far! With an estimated waitlist time frame of 12-18 months, I am finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel! I know we are getting so much closer to our baby girl!
We started on the waitlist at #93, and we are now (unofficially) at #31...so we have moved 62 spots in 10 months. Not too bad! :)
I honestly am not even going to try to "do the math" and estimate the time of us seeing our daughter's face. I am trusting that it will be somewhere within in the 12-18 month time frame, so that would be anywhere from September 2011 to March 2012. I am just praying for sometime this next school year! I think we just might have a pretty exciting school year ahead of us!!! :)
I truly am starting to embrace this journey, including the long wait, as a beautiful part of God's purpose for our lives. He has been teaching us to so much, and I pray that our FAITH is growing. I want to be obedient to Christ during this unique time of waiting for our daughter. Being on this adoption journey is amazing, and I wouldn't trade it for anything! So thankful that He called us to our baby girl in Ethiopia!
Caroline Faith, I can't even tell you how loved and longed for you are, sweet girl! We talk about you, think about you, and pray for you constantly! You may be far from us physically right now, but you are never far from our hearts. I can literally feel the Lord weaving you into our family. There is no other way to explain how we can be so in love with a baby girl we have never even seen. I think that is a part of the beauty of adoption. We miss you and our arms ache for you, but we will continue to trust our Heavenly Father and His perfect plan and timing.
Hold on, baby girl. We love you and we're coming soon.
"For the revelation awaits an appointed time...Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay." Habakkuk 2:3