The judge heard our case, and they want sweet Mercy presented in court on Tuesday the 13th! They usually only have the child present because the judge is going to issue orders!!!!
I woke three times in the night last night! That just doesn’t happen to me- so every time I woke, I prayed (and checked my phone for news)! I hoped so much that we would hear good news!!!
After orders we wait for her passport to be issued. Hopefully that takes 2 weeks or less. Then we can travel! Ahh!!!! Thank you, God!
As with most things I have experienced with India, it’s a constant shuffle between ‘hurry’ and ‘wait.’ :) For me, this currently looks like switching gears out of 7 years of waiting (imagine being pregnant for seven years, but trying not to shop/prepare for her because of the uncertainty of the timing, her size, age, seasons, etc…), and then starting into action knowing you have about a month to prepare! The next few weeks will be full of making lots of lists, going through what we have already for our daughter, figuring out what we need, guesstimating her size, etc. Then planning a trip to India for a family of four, who will be returning as a family of five!
How my sweet hubby can find out this news at 11:30 PM and then drift blissfully off to sleep is totally beyond me. If you can picture old cartoon versions of ticker tape machines, that’s about the best description of my brain right now as it shifts into list mode!!
Thank you for your prayers and support through all of this! We are getting sooo close!!!!