Tuesday, January 29, 2013

It's Official!

Yesterday was a pretty big day for us!  We met with Kandi, the owner of our agency, and signed our official sign-up paperwork!  We had already turned in our application and had been approved by the agency, but this was the official signing of all the paperwork!

After we signed our life away, Kandi gave us the sweetest book for adoptive parents.  It has prayers and meditations for each step of the process.  It will be something that we will always cherish. :)

We also made our first payment to the agency -- which is a complete God thing!  I only write this to give all the glory to the LORD.  His provision has been so evident to us in the last month.  Twenty days ago when we submitted our application, we had no idea how we were going to make this payment or any of the rest of them for that matter.  However, Clay and I both clearly felt that this was God's will for us and we stepped out in blind faith.  Since then, the LORD has used the generous gifts of others and provided almost all of what we needed for this first payment!  We are simply in awe of His goodness and care for us and our sweet child!

This is Kandi, the owner of our agency.  She truly is a wonder-woman and has the BIGGEST heart for adoption.  She has already been a huge blessing in our lives!    

What's next?  It's time to prepare for our home study!  Kandi left us yesterday afternoon with a load of homework.  We each have to answer and prepare a very thorough self-study before our official in-home visit with our social worker.  

We are excited for what might seem like a small step -- it was one step closer to bringing home our sweet child one day!  (I'm giddy with excitement even as I type this!)  

Waiting Joyfully, 

Stacy and Clay 

1 comment:

    WHAT an exciting day!!! :]

    Celebrating with you two. XOXOXO