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On June 29th our adoption case will be heard in court in Ethiopia!! Pray everything goes well and that we pass on our first attempt.

16 days.

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  1. Yea! I am so excited for you!

  2. Hooray! What exciting news…the 29th is so soon! We’ll be praying!

  3. Great news! It’s so good when you know that things are moving along!

  4. Today is a great day for both of our families! We received our LID today and you got your court date. I am amazed how quickly things are moving for you. I hope things move speedy quick for us as well, but this is China and we know that we will just have to be patient.

    I can’t wait to see the first picture of you and your girls!

  5. Yay! Speeding right along! They’re one step closer.

  6. coffeeandgardenias says:

    I’m so excited for you!! June 29th is my daughter’s birthday. Maybe that will add some bloggy luck to your day.


  7. iBastard says:

    Dear Crazy Lady,

    Children are not beanie babies. Stop collecting and start raising.

  8. Yeah! Praying for you!

  9. HOORAY!!!!! HOORAY!!!!!

  10. Yeah!! So happy for you and your wonderful family!

  11. Leesha Lou says:

    How exciting !!! Great news onour front too. My best friend received a referral for her second baby from Taiwan. A boy!!!! Also June 29th is her birthday. Sounds like a great day!! I am so happy for you. Alecia

  12. Fantastic news. I hope and pray it all goes well. Not long now before more news is heard.

  13. Susanna says:

    Congratulations! We’ll be in Ethiopia on that day- if they don’t put your case through, maybe I can go in and talk to the judges?? Just kidding. Hopefully I wouldn’t have to!

  14. Awesome! That is so great!

  15. YAY!!!!!

    Wonderful news!!! 🙂

  16. Congrats! that is amazing news. We’ll be praying!!!

  17. Congratulations! How wonderful!!

  18. Congratulations!! That will be my & dh’s 11th wedding anniversary. What a great day. [:-)


  19. Mary,
    I’m new to your blog, but wanted to tell you I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it!!! I love your adoption stories and I love how you refer us readers over to other’s blogs. You are a WEALTH of information – honestly I don’t know how you do it!!!!!!
    Your new arrivals are BEATUTIFUL!!! I had seem them on the Untilallhavehomes site several weeks before. Their beautiful faces just beam!!!!
    Thank you so much for all you share, I really enjoy your Ethiopian blog also.
    Your mommy advice is wonderful also. Thanks again for all your insight!!!!

  20. I just realized you’re going to have to redo your blog header!

  21. sincerelyanna says:

    Congratulations! I was waiting to hear! Great news!

  22. Hooray!!!

  23. That’s wonderful!!! I pray everything goes well and that you travel very soon!

  24. I am praying! And I was so glad that you heard more about your girls. That is so exciting.

  25. WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!! AMAZING! praying!

  26. Congrats! Now time will fly. Keep us posted on travel. I will be there July 18th thru the 28th and I would LOVE to meet you! I will be praying it happens the first time.

  27. CONGRATS! 🙂 That is GREAT news! Our Ethio kids’ court date was June 29, 2004, and we went to bring them home on August 31st or Sept 1st (can’t remember the exact day–I do remember coming home on Sept. 11th). Hopefully all will go as quickly for you.

  28. Wonderful news, Mary!

  29. How thrilling! Prayers for no problems are being said.

  30. awesome…wonderful…terrfic…not surprised! 🙂

  31. congrats! This is wonderful news.

  32. Great news! Congratulations!

  33. Congratulations, that is fabulous news!

  34. Congrats this is great news!! I’ll try to keep them in our prayers– that’s one day before our crazed, super-quick move back to NYC.

  35. Praise God from whom all blessings flow! Look forward to hearing even more good news! 🙂