Thursday, November 24, 2011

Consulate Appointment and Travel Schedule!

Here is our Schedule for China!!
12/07 – Depart US

12/08 – Arrive in Beijing to participate in the tours on 12/10

12/10 – Arrive in your province, if you’re skipping Beijing. Can arrive anytime on this date.

12/11 or 12/12 – Gotcha Day! This will be finalized on your inner-China itinerary!

12/16 – Fly to Guangzhou

12/17 – Medical exam/TB Test in Guangzhou

12/20 - AC appointment – Oath Taking Ceremony

12/21 - Family goes to AC to pick up passport with visa at ~ 3:30 pm

The frenzy has begun and now I gotta start packing?!? I am so far behind that there are not words to describe it! Not to mention Christmas?? How will it all get done? I have no idea.I only know that The Lord is my strength and through Him I can do all things! I am praying that scripture over and over. I am schedulesd to work until November 30th with only two days off during that time including Thanksgiving. I have to do list within the to do list. Get travel homestudy updated- need new physicals, new budget list, paycheck stubs, and police reports again because everything is over one year old and don't forget the Visas!! Nevermind the things I need to do at home. And making all the arrangements for children on who is staying with who. I will never know why this happens like this every single time. I will never know how I manage to get it all done, but somehow it works out. I only know that God will come through, give me strength, energy, wisdom, provision, and help me get to my daughter on the other side of the world because He loves her more than I could even imagine. Stay tuned and watch the miracles unfold!

1 comment:

Aus said...

HOORAH - way to go Melanie!! So looking forward to following your journey - something to be Thankful for today!!

hugs - aus and co.

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