Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Final does NOT mean Final!

We received an email from our coordinator tonight about our case. Evidently she received two emails from Walter (our attorney's assistant) stating that he was going to try to get us some updated pictures of Madison. We are so happy to hear this and pray that he can follow through. We miss her so much and are wanting to see how she has changed over the past several months. The second part of the email was to say that our court date on June 24 is a final court hearing for our case in the court system BUT that our case will have to go back to PGN after that. We don't know why it has to go back to PGN because in the past if your case was in the court system you just bypassed PGN but now that is not the case. Nobody seems to know what to expect once our case goes back to PGN but Walter did say in his email that the courts have more power than PGN now and so what the Judge says should hold. All we know is that Final does NOT mean final in Guatemala.
We ask that you all keep praying for this adoption to be completed in the very near future and that once our case goes back to PGN it will be rushed through.
It has now officially been 2 years since we signed with the adoption agency and first fell in love with Madison through her referral picture.

Saturday, April 18, 2009


Jacob is officially WALKING!!! He has been "cruising" around things for months now and has taken a few steps but last week he started walking farther and farther without help.

Adoption news: The latest information is that our attorney will not tell anyone anything about our case except that everythng is good it's just that it is taking a long time. He told our coordinator that our case is still scheduled for court on June 24 and that it is a final hearing. We are praying that final in the Guatemala court system means the same as here in our court system. We are not allowed to go to this hearing, but instead get to wait and hope someone lets us know the outcome.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Jacob's firsts...

Here are some pictures of Jacob's first time swimming and his first Easter egg hunt.