The Gyspsy Mama does this writing exercise on Friday.
Write for 5 minutes only.
Today's topic is: 5 years ago...
I've never done this, but here goes.
Five years ago, we were in a whirlwind of paper. Excited about adopting a little girl, we were waiting on our State Department paperwork to be approved. Our first agency had "dumped" us, because they had too many problems in Guatemala. We had just found Carolina Hope, which is now Nightlight Christian Adoptions. I was a basket case with worries that the State Department would reject everything we had done, because we had to change agencies. But the wonderful lady on the other end of the phone was phenomenal! She held on to our papers until we were ready to choose who we would be working with. She was the BEST government official EVER. I sent her boss a glowing report of her awesome skills.
That's it. 5 minutes. That was harder than I thought.
I'd like to add that I still remember the name of the girl down at the St. Louis USCIS office. She is still a hero to me. :-)
And... that our new agency was awesome. I am really thankful that we were "dumped", so we could find them. It all worked out.
Blessings to you,
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