December 2010- Review information on different local home study and child placing agencies as well as differences between domestic and international adoption as well as different countries open to international adoption as provided by agencies.
January 1, 2011 - Make the announcement to friends and family. Declaring this the year of HOPE.
January 5, 2011 - Heard a scripture at church in a new way confirming to me what God was speaking to my heart.
"Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bring your children from the east and gather you from the west." Isaiah 43:5
January 14, 2011 - Met with a homestudy agency and decided to go with them and decided on placing agency. Paid application fee. We are applying to adopt from South Korea!!!
January 24, 2011 - First homestudy meeting with social worker at her home.
January 25, 2011 - Medical Exams.
February 7, 2011 - 2nd homestudy meeting, this time at our home.