Some moments I feel at complete peace and the next moment I am fighting away tears. In the midst of all of this our dog, Jasmine hurt herself on Wednesday. We found out she may need an expensive surgery and we are not sure what to do. We will take her to a vet on Monday for a third opinion. I know this may not seem like a big deal, but it just brought out so many emotions for me.
Our agency is doing their best to keep us informed and I am so thankful for all the people at AGCI. I can't even imagine what their week has been like. I am also so thankful for my AGCI family. I know without a doubt that I am not on this journey alone. We have been praying together from all over the country. We also have been rejoicing this week as several families have received referrals and court dates.
We have not heard from our case worker about our March numbers due to how busy they have been this week. However we do know our unofficial numbers are for a girl:
We moved 15 spots since last month, which is the most we have moved since getting on the list in December. We are very excited to finally be moving!
We have also moved at least 3 spots on the siblings list bringing our unofficial number for sibling to
With all of the uncertainties and unknowns I have been clinging to the One who is constant and always good. I have found comfort in His word and in His presence.
"Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you." 1 Peter 5:7
"The earth is the Lord's and everything in it, the world, and all who lives in it." Psalm 24:1
"No one whose hope in you will ever be put to shame, but they will be put to shame who are treacherous without excuse. Show me your ways , O Lord, teach me your paths; guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long." Psalm 25: 3-5
My hope does not come from numbers or decisions made by government officials or in what emotion I may be feeling at the moment. My hope comes from the God of the universe who cares for me.