Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Get Your Checklist Out!

Luciana is legally our daughter!

Luciana's birthmother signed the adoption decree, and we are legally Luciana's parents! Ohhhhhhhh, that feels so good! Of course, as you can imagine, knowing the heartache of her birthmother makes this a bittersweet moment. We just pray she is comforted knowing that Luciana is coming to a family who already loves her with everything they have.

This journey is long, and it is hard, but the rewards are so huge. It is amazing what moments like these do for our spirits. We are just grinning ear to ear and saying over and over, "She is ours!".

For now, let's just say WOOOOOOHOOOOOOOO!

Love, love, love!

(Okay, okay... what's next? Waiting on Birth Certificate to be issued with our last name. Refer to Checklist. We are getting there!)


Guatemama said...

Congratulations again! I figured you were going to post but I saw my blog and couldn't wait .:) This is really really a great day!

Auntie G said...

YIPPEE!! It is so close to Homecoming!!!

Emily said...

Congratulations! This is such a wonderful moment in the journey. Hope you're enjoying the news!! :-)


Terry said...

Happy day! :)


Anonymous said...

Congratulations!!! Luciana will be home before you know it;0)

Guate4Jack said...

Thats great news!! She'll be home soon!!

Becky and Jack

Bobbi said...

Luciana _______ sounds so great!!

One more load off the shoulders!!!

Nicole said...

Wonderful news! Congratulations!

Steph said...

YAY! YAY! YAY!!!!! I am sooo happy!!

Anonymous said...

Evan and I will have to get busy making Miss Luciana intials just like her mom has from Evan.
Merry Christmas and a joyous New Year !
Terri O

Kerri said...

YIPPEE! So happy for you! Hoping for peace for Lucy's birth mom too.
Kerri and Ruby

Laurie said...

YEAH! So glad you are almost there! What a wonderful Christmas present and no after Christmas blues this year! Big hugs!