Good Times

11 Jul

We are here in our region and are enjoying our time. We visited the little boy yesterday and we were blessed with a great visit. He is still a little leary of Alan but he has had very minimal exposure to men. He was very responsive to the Russian language. He loved playing with building toys and looking at touchy feely books. He was mystified by the bubbles when Alan blew them. I had a little accident with him during his snack time…He grabbed the glass mug of apple juice so quickly that I did not support it and really didn’t know that he needed it based on conversations regarding what he could do…He and I both were sticky with apple juice afterwards and he furrowed his brow and grunted some because he did not have but a few drops left to drink.

We will visit him in a little while and hope to formally accept the referral, with notarized signatures on our paperwork today.

We have posted a photo of us in Mosow. Again, we are not going to put region-specific photos or details at this time. Suffice it to know, the agency staff are taking very good care of us and helping us during this time in our region.

We appreciate your continued prayers for us, especially as we travel home on Sunday (LONG DAY with no overnight stays) and as we (God willing) enter the next stage of this journey, the waiting time between trips.

I’m so thankful to all of you who have shared your experiences and have helped us to have a better expectation of what this trip would be like.

Hope to talk again soon 🙂

Heather

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10 Responses to “Good Times”

  1. Michelle July 11, 2008 at 2:57 am #

    Heather I’m so glad you were able to post! I pray everything continues to go smoothly. I also pray Alan has strength as the little boy warms up to him.

    Hugs to you,
    Michelle

  2. LL July 11, 2008 at 3:11 am #

    Been logging on to see if there were any updates. It sounds as if you all are having a good time. The little boy will start to feel more comfortable the more time that is spent together. May God continue to protect you all and bless you.

  3. Marie July 11, 2008 at 12:00 pm #

    I’m glad you made it there safely and are enjoying yourself. It sounds like your meeting went well. I can’t wait to hear more.

  4. Julie E July 11, 2008 at 12:47 pm #

    It was so good to read your post. Can’t wait to hear all about your trip and this little boy. Enjoy your visit.

  5. Susan Banchero July 11, 2008 at 1:07 pm #

    Heather,
    So glad you are having fun with your new little one! Prayers for safe travel home!
    Blessings,
    Susan Banchero

  6. Candy July 11, 2008 at 1:25 pm #

    Wow! It sounds like a great visit! We cannot wait to hear more.
    Congrats on accepting your referral.

  7. Tammy Huckabee July 11, 2008 at 1:33 pm #

    So glad you have found your new son. What fun it must be to meet him finally. I can hardly wait for that moment. It is getting closer. Only 30 something more days.

  8. Nicole July 11, 2008 at 2:06 pm #

    So happy for you and congrats on moving forward with your little boy!!!

  9. Sherri July 12, 2008 at 1:04 am #

    Yeah!! So glad to hear that all is going well! Praying for you as you visit and travel!

  10. Julie W July 12, 2008 at 2:29 am #

    We are so glad your trip is going so well!!!
    We look forward to when we can see his picture!!!
    God Speed…

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