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God! Is That U???

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While I sat in my RE’s office yesterday morning, becoming more and more confused, with each passing moment, wondering which option was going to be best for us, I knew, without a shadow of a doubt, that I needed to wait on God to show me the way. That He would give us an answer. One way or another, if we waited quietly, the answer would come.

What I hadn’t banked on was just how quickly that answer would come. Exactly 5 hours and 15 minutes later to be exact! I was driving in my car, on my way back from lunch, when my phone rang, I looked down and saw it was our social worker and I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt why she was calling! After some small talk, we had the following exchange:

SW: “So I know its short notice and I’m putting you under lots of pressure, but…. any chance you can work on your profile and get it to me by Friday?”

Me: “I can try, but what’s the rush? I’d really like to spend some time with it.”

SW: “Well I don’t want you to be too excited, but…. we have just finished counselling a new birth mom and well, you’ve been matched. We’re meeting with her on Saturday to present potential adoptive parents profiles and I just have this feeling that we HAVE to present yours!”

I can’t remember the rest of the conversation. All I know is that I was barely functional for the rest of the day! And that we had a sleepless night last night working our bums off to get our profile done and dusted and presentable ready for the couriers this morning.

I know God is  God of miracles and I’m believing He’s busy with one right now!!!!!!!

How am I going to wait till next week to hear.

For those of you who believe in the power of prayers, please can I ask that each and every one of you remember us in prayer on Saturday morning at 08h00 CAT? You know the whole.. where two or more stand together in prayer thing………

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  • Reply SassyCupcakes

    *hug* It’s amazing. I hope next week brings more clarity even if this isn’t the baby for you.

    November 26, 2009 at 5:50 am
  • Reply Amy

    That’s AMAZING! I will be thinking and wishing and praying for you.

    November 26, 2009 at 6:09 am
  • Reply Paula

    That is unbelievably wonderful! Will definitely keep you in my prayers, both for Saterday and for the wait. xx

    November 26, 2009 at 7:14 am
  • Reply Chopper1

    Oh Sharon, this has brought me to tears and I am ALREADY praying for you. I’m a ball of goosebumps and I will pray as hard as I can. Good luck, honey!
    xx

    November 26, 2009 at 7:14 am
  • Reply Lea White

    You can count on me!!!!

    November 26, 2009 at 7:39 am
  • Reply Abs

    Wow, wow, wow!!! What wonderful news! I will be praying, wishing and holding thumbs for the two of you on Saturday. Lets hope this is it Shaz!! xxxx

    November 26, 2009 at 8:02 am
  • Reply Elana Kahn

    That’s just awesome!!! What is CAT, btw? I’m in the US, so I have no idea what the time difference is between here and you.

    November 26, 2009 at 8:12 am
  • Reply Elize

    I nearly fell of my chair when I read your SMS. I really hope you get chosen on Sat. Will definitely pray for you!

    November 26, 2009 at 8:28 am
  • Reply HopelesslyTTC

    Ahh Sharon, I got head to toe goose-pimples reading this post…we’re all rooting for you two!

    November 26, 2009 at 8:33 am
  • Reply Invivo

    Will be praying for your miracle my friend.

    Mxxx

    November 26, 2009 at 8:44 am
  • Reply SCY

    I am praying HARD my friend. May HIS will be done.

    xxx

    November 26, 2009 at 9:15 am
  • Reply Kirsty

    Stunning news! Will be praying for you x

    November 26, 2009 at 10:39 am
  • Reply Julia

    Oh honey…I will definitely pray up a storm. All the best…xx

    November 26, 2009 at 10:47 am
  • Reply Dee

    I am busy praying right now.

    November 26, 2009 at 10:49 am
  • Reply Lesley

    Oh my goodness! That is amazing! Really hoping this is it. It will happen at some time so why not right now.

    November 26, 2009 at 11:10 am
  • Reply Cruella Deville

    I am holding thumbs! May Saturday be a happy day for you and W. Any birth mother who chooses you and W will make the right decision. I just know your baby is going to be loved and spoiled to bits.

    November 26, 2009 at 11:11 am
  • Reply Hela

    Will most certainly hold you in our thoughts this week.

    November 26, 2009 at 11:54 am
  • Reply Jenny

    speechless and awed.

    November 26, 2009 at 11:55 am
  • Reply Sandy

    Hopes and prayers coming your way!

    November 26, 2009 at 12:47 pm
  • Reply Denise

    This is amazing Sharon and a true sign that you are on the right path. We usually expect God to be subtle but mostly he whacks straight between the eyes. I believe that souls choose their parents – even their adoptive parents – so fingers crossed that this little soul has you and W in his/her sights.

    November 26, 2009 at 1:06 pm
  • Reply Denise

    p.s. I think it would be fitting to put that gorgeous baby with the “from God” tag up on your fridge and start feeling like a mom… (if you haven’t already)!

    November 26, 2009 at 1:08 pm
  • Reply Gen

    This is wonderful, I will pray very hard!!!!!

    November 26, 2009 at 1:09 pm
  • Reply Melanie

    I always pray for you, but will pray for you even more. You deserve this. Good Luck

    November 26, 2009 at 2:00 pm
  • Reply charne

    Dear Father

    You know what Sharon and Walter have been through on the journey to become parents.

    WE believe that YOU lead them to adoption…. we are trusting you for a miracle Father.

    Let the birth mother look at the profile and if this is the baby that you have destined for them, then let the birth moms eyes open and let her know deep in her heart that these are the parents for her baby.

    Be with the birthmom as she makes the most difficult decision of her life.

    Be with Walter and Sharon as the face the hardest wait and keep their nervous and anxiuosness at bay.

    Lord we ask that you look favourable upon this couple and that their wait for a child will soon be over… Let them and their miracle baby be a testimony for your great faithfulness

    Trusting and waiting on you Lord

    AMen

    November 26, 2009 at 2:22 pm
  • Reply Cindy

    This brought tears to my eyes. I’ll be thinking of you and your hubby until the time comes.

    November 26, 2009 at 2:52 pm
  • Reply loribeth

    Good luck!!

    November 26, 2009 at 3:50 pm
  • Reply Bratty

    God heard your prayers….I will be holding my hands tightly together on Saturday and praying that the only tears to pass your eyes will be those of happiness.

    God alone knows the tears you have cried

    November 26, 2009 at 4:45 pm
  • Reply sophie

    You are in my prayers !
    Good luck.

    November 26, 2009 at 6:51 pm
  • Reply Esperanza

    Oh Sharon, I feel like I’ve never wanted anything for anyone as much as I want this for you. I hope, hope, hope that you hear good news next week. Please keep us posted.

    November 26, 2009 at 8:49 pm
  • Reply Kristin

    OMG, OMG, OMG…I am so excited for you! I’m sitting here in tears because I’m so thrilled. Praying very, very hard that it is a positive match!

    November 26, 2009 at 8:56 pm
  • Reply Yvonne

    OMW Shaz!!! How absolutely incredible.
    Big, big, big hugs and good wishes coming your way.
    Will definitely be thinking of you and praying that you are matched 🙂
    KUP!!!!

    xx

    November 26, 2009 at 11:05 pm
  • Reply Lilla

    Praying for you, all the best!

    November 27, 2009 at 1:07 am
  • Reply Jennifer

    That’s great news! no matter what, God will work it to the good of those who love Him and are called according to his name. Standing in prayer with you!

    November 27, 2009 at 6:14 pm
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