Prayer for Miss B's Visa

From Sweet Pea:

Mamma called tonight (Thursday morning in Ethiopia) to ask for prayer for Miss B’s visa. It has not yet been completed. To leave Ethiopia on Saturday, they need to have the visa in hand on Friday, which means it must be completed Thursday. Please pray for swift work on the visa, help from people who can expedite paperwork, and for all the details to come together so my parents and sister can take their scheduled flight on Saturday from Addis Ababa (a rescheduled flight would be difficult to obtain as flights fill months in advance). Thank you for your thoughts and prayers.

Tomorrow, I hope to post new stories from their travels, and about visiting with Dimples’ and Miss B’s families. It has been an incredible experience!

UPDATE: As of Thursday morning (night in Ethiopia), the visa has not been completed. A government official has been on vacation, and the substitute did not take care of Honeybee’s visa. Another family is also waiting for a visa for their child. Mamma and the other child’s mother will go to the American Embassy on Friday morning (Thursday night in the US) and wait for visas. Please keep praying that the visas would be granted swiftly so my parents can leave Ethiopia on Saturday. Thank you! — Sweet Pea

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Let me introduce myself. Russ and I are the parents of twelve children by birth and adoption, and sometimes more through foster care. I'm the creator of One Thankful Mom which has been as much of a gift to me as to my readers. In 2011 I became a TBRI® Pracitioner* and have lived and breathed connected parenting ever since. I'm deeply honored to be the co-author, together with the late Dr. Karyn Purvis, of The Connected Parent; it is her final written work. I love speaking at events for adoptive and foster parents. I'm also the co-founder of The Adoption Connection, a podcast and resource site for adoptive moms. I mentor and encourage adoptive moms so you can find courage and hope in your journeys of loving your children well.

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  1. PastorMac's Ann
    August 7, 2008

    Praying and praying.

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  2. Andrea
    August 7, 2008

    Yes, absolutely I will pray for the visa to get there by Friday!

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  3. Angela
    August 7, 2008

    Ah!!! Praying for them right now, as I’m sure they are at the office as i type this!!

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  4. Sherry
    August 8, 2008

    I am prying that the visa is already in hand and they are sleeping their final night in AA and will be well rested and ready to go in the morning!

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