Friday, July 4, 2008

No Title

We couldn't think of a title for today's post. Terry wanted to call it "Patience produces Faith"...I wanted to call it "this sucks!" Good thing Terry is here to always give me a better perspective on things.

We arrived in Kiev yesterday after another lovely train ride. This is definately not my first choice in transportation. Just imagine trying to sleep in a car that is going over an extremely bumpy road and once in a while feels like it's slamming into something hard. That's the only way I can explain it. Needless to say, we didn't get any sleep on the train. Thank goodness neither of us suffers from motion sickness. Thankfully, we got to rest a day before our appointment.

We had our appointment today. It did not go as we expected. We were there for almost 2 hours which is very unusual. Couples are only allowed 1 hour for appointments. Unfortunately, we have no news to give at this time. No good news and no bad news. We are waiting for some more information on a file we looked at today. This means more time and money wasted, but we are hoping some good will come of it. There are absolutely no babies available for adoption. Most likely we will be coming home with a child much older than expected. The younger children available for adoption are very sick. We hope you all meditate on this and prepare your hearts for an older child. They need homes just as much as the babies do.

We will hopefully have more information on Monday. Nothing happens on the weekends here, so all we can do is wait. Thank you for your continued prayers. We are standing on the following promise:

Do not, therefore, fling away your fearless confindence, for it carries a great and glorious compensation of reward. For you have need of steadfast patience and endurance, so that you may perform and fully accomplish the will of God, and thus receive and carry away and enjoy to the full what is promised.......Hebrews 11:35-36.

We love and miss you all........(couldn't type that without a couple tears)



  1. Hi Tara. I am sorry it hasn't gone smoother for you and Terry. You are in our prayers. We think of you all the time. Stay strong and the child that is meant for you will find you.
    Lorrie & Dan

  2. Tara and Terry,
    Wow what a journey, you will have to write a book,

    as you know Ken is Ukrainian so we are very interested in the culture and the country.

    We wish you were having an easier time with the adoption.

    whatever child finds you, will be very blessed to have you and Terry as parents and be brought to this country.

    sounds like you have a second chance, I hope all goes well

    My thoughts are with you.
    take care xoxo