Well i was really praying for a miracle this past couple of weeks. I was praying that God would move USCIS like He does mountains and that we would get our I-171H back on Friday, send in our dossier to arrive at AWAA on Monday and be DTE this coming Friday. Well that's just not the way God has it all planned out. Friday as I was running errands, I txt my husband and told him that God was telling me to be still and wait patiently on Him. My husband called me and asked me what that was all about. As I was running errands I had my usual radio stations on, either KLOVE or AIR1, and as soon as I got in the car they recited a verse of waiting. Well then the song "For those who wait" came on the next time I got in the car. Then as I was driving to the bank a different scripture about being still in the Lord and waiting patiently was recited. "Okay God, I get it! When I get home the I-171H will not be waiting in the mailbox. Continue to wait patiently for God's plan is not our plan. He has it all worked. Wait patiently!" God was preparing me so that I would not be devastated when I checked the mailbox. It did not ruin my day or put me in a bad mood but I was still disappointed. When I talked to my husband he did not believe me when I told him I was waiting patiently. Must have been my clenched teeth and snarled tone. Guess I'm still working on that :)
Orphan Sunday is only two weeks away. We are very excited about it and are hoping to see some change in our congregation. We would love to see people's hearts reaching out to children around the world and in our own community. My husband and I have been asked to speak that Sunday so we are going to try and get it together fairly soon so the pastors can look over it and give us feedback. We discussed it today and decided that my husband would be better about talking about our personal story and the more emotional stuff. I am much better suited for the numbers, statistics and fact based commentary. I won't cry
Tonight was the very first prayer time for our agency yahoo group. Someone came up with a marvelous idea that we should all pray together at the same time on the same night of the week. There is such power in prayer. I anticipated it all day and was very eager when it finally turned nine o'clock. Several people posted their prayers on the yahoo group, I just said mine aloud. It was nice to know that there are many other families out there praying the same prayer and all lifting up our heavenly father together at the same time. God has been working a lot of miracles in our group. I pray that He continues to bless all of us, all of the children and all of the facilitators and others whose involvement is crucial in this process. Please pray for all of these people as well. Thank you my friends for continuing to lift us up.