Our dossier arrived in Addis Ababa today. That sentence deserves an exclamation point, but I can't get muster up a whole lot of excitement about it right now. It is exciting, but it feels bittersweet too -- another reminder of how ready we are. Ready ready ready. Yep. Ready, and waiting.
Most of the children in the YWAM Widow & Orphan homes in Ethiopia are also waiting -- waiting on the Ministry of Women's Affairs to re-open so their paperwork can be processed. Very few referrals are possible until the office re-opens, and there's no hard evidence about when that might happen (though we are hoping it will be soon after the big elections in the country on 5/23).
In the meantime at least somebody's excited: