The McDade Family

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Hi! Our names are Shannon, Mark and Summer McDade. We are a family of three wanting to expand our family through adoption. We were planning to adopt from Taiwan, but the wait has helped us change countries to Ethiopia. God has a purpose foreverything and we are going to stay faithful and follow Him.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Got our I-171H Approval Letter

Today Mark and I received our I-171H approval letter in the mail. I did not think we would get it this fast. We were just finger printed on Monday to get them renewed. I am so happy that we got the letter today. Tomorrow I am going to take it by Bethany's office and get them to fax it to the Ethiopian team.

Tomorrow we will be waiting six months since our dossier was sent to Ethiopia. I am not going to give up on this adoption. At times you just want to throw in the towel. Then there are other times where you get SO excited that you want to go to one of the biggest mountains and yell the good news to everyone!!! Today was one of those days. Maybe, later on I will be yelling we have a picture of our little prince!

Please keep praying for us while we wait for his picture.

"Every good and perfect gift is from above"- James 1:17

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  1. You're in my prayers :) Celebrate every single step of your journey, because later on down the road you will treasure the memories.

  2. It will be soon. He's out there. Your day will come soon. I have friends waiting for a 0-2 healthy girl from Ethiopia. I am sure they are in for the long haul.

  3. Thanks Michele for the encouraging words!! It is so hard to wait!! I will pray for your friends.