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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

I Never Thought It Would Be This Long

I truly never thought we would be in IBESR this long.

When we first went in, we were told that the lawyer handling our paperwork was usually able to get it through IBESR in 1-3 months.

We entered around the 1st of July ... we are approaching the 1st of February ... that is not six long months as I have been saying, but seven long months that we have been in paperwork stagnation.

It's not our lawyer's fault ... it's not our agency's fault ... it's just the "bad luck" of entering IBESR just prior to a change of leadership and all the stops and starts that entails.

Only, we don't believe in luck.

Which puts us "between a rock and a hard place" of admitting that going into IBESR when we did; remaining in IBESR as long as we have; and continuing to wait with no end in sight ... for reasons we cannot begin to understand is part of His plan. And that is sometimes a hard pill to swallow.

We are between a rock and hard place ... no, we are between the Rock (Jesus Christ) and a hard place (IBESR.) We are still on solid ground. We need faith - oh, how we need faith! - that He will see us through. Please keep praying ...


Lena Wright said...

Praying for you and with you. This adoption process is definitely a season of growth, isn't it?

rubythread said...

We are also in the "black hole" of IBESR and have been since June 5th. I feel your pain :(
I am also praying for His mercy through this horrible wait...

Rebekah Hubley said...

praying for you!!!

Anonymous said...

We've been in for 11 months; our dossier has been in Haiti since 2006. Sure hope we all get out soon!!!

Gods Love said...

we have the BEST working for us!
Barb, Mulan, and Vera give it everything they have! For that we are blessed!
Thank you Jesus.
He is faithfull and we will see our children come home.