Oh My Goodness

13 Feb

Isn’t it amazing how a moment in your life can totally change the way life is, the way you feel and I guess even act, such as finding Christ, becoming a parent, getting the job you’ve always wanted and so on. Today we’ve had, what is for us, a defining moment in life which has totally changed our mood from one of “Is it ever going to happen?” to “WOOHOO!”. Most of you will laugh at this, but after two years and three months we have received our ninety day letter from the Canadian High Commission in London! This basically is a letter informing us that our application is about to be processed so we have ninety days to update our information. Following those ninety days our application will take about six months to go through – that means we might be out there before the end of 2008! Yey! I’m a mixture of emotions right now! Going through this process is so long, and you start to wonder if it is ever going to happen, and life does to a degree go on hold, you feel in limbo. I was praying on Monday evening, and I felt like God say that change is coming, well, I’m going to embrace that change 🙂 I want to scream from the rooftops, I want to laugh, I want to cry! An insignificant piece of information for you guys, but so the start of a life changing process for us.

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9 Responses to “Oh My Goodness”

  1. Jenni Gover February 13, 2008 at 10:15 #

    Really pleased for you, will keep you all in my prayers over application 🙂

  2. Bill Kinnon February 13, 2008 at 13:30 #

    Most excellent!

  3. sonja February 13, 2008 at 14:24 #

    YAY … doing a happy dance for you. Does this effect your trip in May?

  4. Erin February 13, 2008 at 15:46 #

    Whooo-hoo!!! Maybe 2008 will see us on the same continent after all! I’m so happy for you guys, that has to be so encouraging.

  5. Heidi February 13, 2008 at 17:04 #

    Are you serious??!!!!! WOO HOO!!!!!!!!! I’m sooooo excited!! 🙂

  6. traveller February 13, 2008 at 19:11 #

    Change is good! Rejoicing with you.

  7. lynhallewell February 13, 2008 at 20:04 #

    Thank you all for sharing in our moment of joy 🙂

    Sonja we are still visiting in May, however Maine will be a one or two day trip now as my husbands boss has changed his mind about the three weeks, we just have two now.

  8. Garry Gover February 19, 2008 at 18:00 #

    Will pray for you over the new season which is about to begin for you, Jonathan & your wonderful family. May the Lord be your guide & your light. Sensed the Lord reveal Jeremiah 29:11 for you all.

    With all blessings, Garry Gover

  9. lynhallewell February 19, 2008 at 20:20 #

    Thank you so much Garry. We appreciate your prayers.

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