I can share my good news now that it's official.
My sister and her husband adopted a 3 week old baby boy yesterday. This is a story that is nearly 9 years in the making.
It's like there was this puzzle piece, and you've been looking and looking, and it wasn't under the couch or near the sink, and then one day, out of the clear blue, there it is. And it's the perfect fit and it finishes the scene, and you just feel this overwhelming relief. You kind of want to cry out, but it's more like sighing, but not in the discouraging way-- in the things-are-the-way-they-should-be-now way.
O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in HIM.
And, completely unrelated, as my present to you, THIS: