If only we started the process 6 months earlier...the wait for a referral would've been around 3 months instead of 7 1/2.
If only we got our referral about 4 months earlier...the wait for court would've been 5 weeks instead of 13 weeks.
Although, I know if this was the case, we wouldn't be bringing home M.
If you know me, please don't tell me to be patient, to think positive, that I will forget about this wait once M is home, that it is all part of God's plan...because I'm hanging on by a thread, I will never forget this wait, and I know God doesn't want orphans in the world and doesn't want M to wait any longer than she has to. She has a home and she needs to be home.
Ethiopia adoption (international adoption) is ever changing and we (and many others) are caught in the middle.