I know that some of you have been worried. I have been, too, and I am so very appreciative of your good wishes and prayers--they are what has been carrying me through the last couple of days.
I talked yesterday with our social worker. She immediately called the homestudy agency after talking with us on Tuesday, and they had not even heard about the Russian ruling or the list. They are, according to her, in the process of checking all their records to see where, if any place, they are missing records or post placements for Russia. At this point, they don't know what to tell us, but they're hopeful that they can work this out.
I emailed C at the agency this morning to find out where we stand. They are going to go ahead and send our dossier on to Russia as soon as possible, and are also hopeful that this will all just work itself out.
So---it's still a waiting game. But at least we're moving forward at this point.
Like Inigo Montoya in the Princess Bride, "I hate waiting!" But we've waited before and we will wait again. Thankfully, I know that "those who wait upon the Lord will renew their strength." It has been good to hold on to that, and to all of your support in the last couple of days.
Happy 5778…Shana Tova
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