Two Weeks…

Two weeks from today, Blake and I will be checking into DFW airport, about to board a 13-hour flight to Beijing. What in the ACTUAL world, you guys? Things have gotten REAL CRAZY, REAL FAST.  We are swimming in itineraries, packing lists, and travel documents, and I don’t even know what’s day it is sometimesContinue reading “Two Weeks…”

An Answered Prayer! (Kind of…)

So, here’s a little update for you guys… Yesterday morning, I was at work and my phone started buzzing in my pocket. I never, EVER get calls during work hours because most people know I am not allowed to answer, so I casually looked down at my phone and saw “Holt International” on my callerContinue reading “An Answered Prayer! (Kind of…)”

…and if not, HE IS STILL GOOD.

So, it’s Sunday night again. I may have mentioned this here before, but Sundays took on a whole new meaning to me during this adoption process. All of the emails, all of the phone calls (good and bad), and all of the news in an adoption process happen between Monday and Friday (it’s a businessContinue reading “…and if not, HE IS STILL GOOD.”

The Million-Dollar Question and a Prayer Request

Everywhere I go lately, I seem to get the million-dollar question, “So, where’s Brooks? When are you traveling? I thought you all would be in China by now.” So, I thought I’d take a minute and address that. Here’s the short answer: we’re in our last and final period of waiting. Womp. Womp. Yep, IContinue reading “The Million-Dollar Question and a Prayer Request”