The Bend in the Road
"...my future seemed to stretch out before me like a straight road. I thought I could see along it for many a milestone. Now there is a bend in it. I don’t know what lies around the bend, but I’m going to believe that the best does. It has a fascination of its own, that bend...I wonder how the road beyond it goes—what there is of green glory and soft, checkered light and shadows—what new landscapes—what new beauties—what curves and hills and valleys further on.”
- Anne of Green Gables, L.M Montgomery
I found this quote to be most appropriate for my family's experiences this summer. All the conversations and plans made in the winter and spring this year have finally come to fruition in the summer and the *hopefully* soon start of fall. Here are the updates that involve both the studio and my family.
1. We are adopting!
Ben and I have spent the past few months meeting with different adoption agencies and starting our fundraising journey toward adoption. We are now able to share this news with the public, and we will keep everyone posted who is interested.
We have received approval of our formal application from Bethany Christian Global Services, and we will be commencing our home study shortly. We are currently approved to adopt a child (or a sibl