We received this message from our adoption agency this morning:
The Court date for Ayitu on Wednesday June 4th was postponed due to power outages at the Ministry. As a result the ministry could not give their opinion on her case yesterday. Hopefully Ayitus case will be rescheduled for today or tomorrow; it may however be next week.
(By the way, they call her "Ayitu." We will call her "Amelia Ayitu.")
So, darn. The waiting continues. We have given birth to a kiddo, domestically adopted a kiddo, lost several babies during pregnancy....but none of these experiences has prepared us for the roller coaster of international adoption. (Even as I complain about the waiting, I realize our journey to Ethiopia has been amazingly fast and smooth.)
So here is a good Scripture for today, from The Message paraphrase:
Why are you in the dumps, dear soul? Why are you crying the blues? Fix my eyes on God--soon I'll be praising Him. He puts a smile on my face. He's my God. (Psalm 42:5)