• a heavy heart

    this isn’t the week for matching. the staffing for the three will likely take place next week. the staffing for the four has been pushed out for another month and a half. i wrote wednesday that we are okay with waiting, and we are. well, there is a little bit of anxiousness, but it subsides when we remind ourselves it’s all in God’s hands. so why the heavy heart? the sibling group of four is having some issues with visiting, behaviors, possible future behaviors, that wouldn’t be easy to deal with. they have been failed so much and their issues are stemming from them being failed. i am so fearful…

  • matching

    well, this could be the week. the week we are “matched” with children. children that right now still belong to their biological parents who for a variety of reasons, aren’t able to care for them properly. or they may belong to the state, their parents rights already being permanently severed. but soon, in a few weeks, they will with live with us, in our home. and in a few months, they will be our children. permanently, forever. a little overwhelming, but very exciting. right now it’s down to a sibling group of 3 or a sibling group of 4. we have no idea what will happen, and maybe none of…