Monday, March 17, 2008

GLORIA!!!

WE HAVE A COURT DATE!!!! April 9th is the day. We are pray pray praying that all goes well and we can travle to pick up sweety pie in the end of April/begining of May. There is a rediculous amount of families not making it through court on the first time....so, I am trying to prepare my heart for that....but still hoping for the best!

50 comments:

the albertsons said...

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!

Ellie said...

HOORAY!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! I am so happy that you guys will finally be on your way soon. We will definitely be praying for you guys to pass on the first try. I can't wait fo ryou to be able to squeeze your precious baby!

kristin said...

I came on here to check your "10 things about you" and found this GREAT news! Finally!!!

The Roberts Family said...

Rejoicing with you!! and will be praying! Take Care~ Shelly

Christie said...

Yes yes yes!!! Finally. And I'm hoping that you get through on the 9th, because otherwise, I might not get to meet Malak until August. And that's not okay.

YAY!

Drew said...

I'm so happy! I tried to comment earlier but you hadn't even posted a blog about it yet. You need to get faster!

Super Andre said...

I am so happy for you guys, can't wait to see malak and see Jenna and Malak playing together its going to be so much fun.

InGod'sHands said...

Congratulations! I'm really happy for you all. I will be praying that everything goes through the first time. Go celebrate! I know that it must feel wonderful to finally have a date.

Blessings,
Rebecca K.

-Samantha- said...

That is a very good day. I will be thinking of you as I blow out my birthday candles.

Rebecca said...

Finally!! I've been praying for you guys a lot. How hard that wait must have been! Glad you have a date to look forward to! Malak will be in your arms before you know it!

kim said...

WWWOOOHOOOOO!! yeah, yeah, yeah!! i am so excited for you guys. i feel so privileged that i got to be there to hear the news with you. i feel like my heart is still floating around in your car somewhere.

Thank you Jesus for coming through!! Please let everything go smoothly from here.

thank you again for helping me out today. you are such a blessing to me.

Jocelyn said...

YIPPPPEEEE!!! I am so excited for you to bring Malak home!! WOOOOHOOOO!!

Jodie said...

YAY!!! Praying praying praying you get through right away!!

Kerri said...

Yay! Congrats! Fingers crossed that you make it through with flying colors the first time around.
Kerri and Ruby

Jesi and Joe said...

Yeah, congratulations!!!!!! Finally! I will keep your big day in our thoughts... I know how nerve wracking it is on the big day waiting for the news now that there are more families that have to have multiple court dates.

Today was OUR big day, and we got through! Yeah! I'm SURE you guys will have a successful first court appointment and will officially be the proud mama and papa to Malak!

You're almost there!!!

graceling said...

Praise be to GOD!

familyinflux said...

I'm so happy for you guys! Hoping and praying everything goes well the first time. That baby needs his mommy and daddy!
Dauray

Craig & Cindy said...

YARRR!!! SO Uber excited for you guys!

:)

Cindy

Gina said...

YAY! Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay! I'm so glad you got your court date! Now I have a day to aim all of my prayers at. That judge is going to have so much prayer flung at him/her, they won't be able to HELP but be reasonable and approving everything the first time through!

Jennifer and Jody said...

Score!! Finally~! We have been checking every day (you really could have posted more idle chatter the last few weeks to tide us over ;)
Prayers from Indiana for a happy, painless court date and quick travel!
Love the Jesus pic too....

meredith said...

i'm doing cartwheels!!!!!!! you're on your way--can't wait for tate to meet malak:)

Renee said...

WOOOO HOOOOO!!! Hoping and praying the first time is a charm!

Lori said...

This is the best news of the day for sure! How wonderul, I can't wiat for April 9th to congratulate you both. One step at a time, it will come, it will come! Yay! xo

Stacie said...

Oh thank goodness!!! This makes me happy! Prayers that all goes well on the 9th!

The Breedlove family said...

Yea!! The Breedloves are doing the dance of joy for you guys tonight. You don't want to see how we are going to get down when you pass court...it will be just down right embarassing :)

Amy

Caleb and Becca's Ethiopia Adoption said...

you guys.....this is AWESOME!!!!!!!!! everything will go thru exactly when it is supposed to! our first 2 court dates didn't happen - BUT it finally went thru on Dec. 13th...and this last week as we were filing taxes, etc...we discovered that our first step in the adoption journey (filing our app fee with our agency) went thru exactly 1 year prior...on Dec. 13...so happy for you! we pray it goes thru this first time!!!

Natalie Fournet said...

SOOOOOO happy for you!

Laura said...

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

About freakin' time!

Amy said...

Halleluj, Halleluj, Halleluj, Hallelujiah.

Praise ye the Lord!!

Mrs. Baker said...

CONGRATS!!!!!!!

Sam said...

yay! congrats. i love that Jesus is giving a thumbs up...too funny

Midge said...

though its so far away, I hope (with my whole holiday heart) that you pick him up on May 5th.

congrats! ♥

Angie said...

Thank goodness!!! Congrats - that's incredible news!!! I just learned that our lil guy (referred to us today) is roomies with yours (Amy B. told me this) so hopefully they are keeping each other company and making each other LAUGH! We'll be hoping for a successful court date for you, first time 'round!

Erica said...

HAAAAAAAAALELUAH! Praise the Lord, we're rejoicing here! Thrilled for all of you! Praying everything goes through smoothly the first time.

Lauren said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! FINALLY! I'm very happy for you guys. I'm praying you will be on your way soon to pick up sweet Malak. God Bless!

The Ravenstahls said...

Huge Congrats!!!
(I had to come out of Lurking for this!)

Gina said...

WOO HOOOOOOO!!!!!! I am SO excited for you and praying it goes through the first time!!!

Ashtin said...

What a happy day!!! I am so excited for you.
Love ashtin & lola

LISA said...

YAYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

Angie said...

Tara, would you send me an email when you get a sec...no rush. I'm at angekur@gmail.com. :)

So happy for you guys, and the Winters!

Gurskes said...

Congrats! I know everything will go great, God will take care of your family!

Cheers,
Bethany

Ben, Kelly and Sophie said...

Hey Silvestris, it's Kelly Tyson. I was talking to the Carters about you tonight and came on here to read about you. We will add you to our prayer list - congrats on the court date and your sweet little Malak!

Bekah said...

i'm so happy for you. congratulations!!!

DrewCareyShow said...

Most excellent!!! Wonderful news!

Zach and Erin Kennedy said...

Praying for your court date! That is so exciting. I can't wait to see a picture!!!

emily said...

SUCH GREAT NEWS!!!! I love good news, especially when it means you are one step closer to bringing Malak home.

Yahoo!

Amanda said...

Congrats!!

I'll be praying that God's timing lines up with the timeline you have in your heart!

Hauswife said...

WOO HOO! That is spectacular news!

Caleb and Becca's Ethiopia Adoption said...

Hooray for Mannatech!! So happy to hear that you guys are into it too :-) we are working on talking with Manna Relief about getting the product to our agency's orphanage and transition home - they provide a 6 month supply for just $45 per child!!!

Anonymous said...

Hey Tara!

We are soooo excited for you guys! I have been praying for things to go quickly and smoothly for y'all and am so happy to hear you finally have a court date! I can only imagine how hard the wait has been. David and I are looking forward to meeting your little Malak! We have enjoyed getting to know you guys through house church, and are
looking forward to hearing more updates!

Allison Crossley