I got to checking again and our fingerprints expire August 8th. I was thinking our I-171 H expired the same time, too. That means new background checks, new medicals, updated homestudy, etc.
I was also concerned that I didn't have the right paperwork and had misplaced the I-171 H, which tells me we are approved for 1 child.
Thank God, as I looked through my notebook full of papers- contracts, homestudy, dossier, education, etc, I looked more closely and saw I did indeed have my paper AND it doesn't expire until December!
Part of the frustration was that there was another little delay (the 2nd this week, 3rd in 2 weeks) and I was faced with the possibility of not having our updated background checks completed in case we had another delay and didn't get our court date for a while.
Last night as we read the Bible together, I read in Psalms how I should Delight myself in the Lord, commit my way to Him, trust Him, bestill before Him and wait patiently for him, not fret, refrain from anger and the Lord will bring all kinds of blessings to me. I also read in Isaiah 46:4 "Even to your old age adn gray hairs I am He who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you." Ah, peace comes when you remember how good and faithful He is.
If nothing else, I was inspired to have a little clean up the desk project and got rid of a bunch of things that were cluttering my space.