Saturday, January 25, 2014

Home Day 1 – Family of Four and sisterhood, but no traveling pants

What a journey the past two weeks have been!  We have had highs and lows but now we can look back at them with gratitude.  God has been amazing during this time.  Belle was taken care of by many people in different ways and then the incredible turnaround with Primrose during my desperate pleas for God’s intervention.  Needless to say, it has been mind-blowing what all has occurred.

Looking at the trip that was ahead of us as we were about to travel back home, I was slightly concerned with how Primrose would handle flying.  Not only has she never flown before, but to be confined to a plane for 13 hours was my biggest concern.  But, she was GREAT!  She got fussy for just a little on the plane but slept most of the trip. To top it off, the man that was in the 3rd seat on our row voluntarily moved to an empty seat to give us more room.  We could not have asked for a better behaved child on each flight.  She was AWESOME!

Coming home to the “Welcoming Committee” was wonderful.  It gave us an energy boost that we needed.  But probably the most overwhelming blessing through all of this is your participation in our journey.  As I would look at the blog dashboard it would show me how many people have read it each day, and I was blown away.  The number of FB shares, comments, and likes our blog links received was such an encouragement as well.  But today, The Satchers were trending on FB… ok not really but it felt like it.  All the pictures that were posted from the airport and then the tremendous outpouring of support has made today one of the most incredible of my life.  Social Media gets a bad rap, understandably so, most of the time but it is times like these that the good side of FB is revealed.

So let me just say on behalf of our family of four, “Thank you!”  Thank you for caring for us enough to read about our journey of adoption.  Thank you for your encouraging words.  Thank you for your prayers.  Thank you for clicking the “like” button.  Thank you!
Watching Belle and Primrose interact as sisters today has been really cool.  I cannot wait to share this journey with you all as well.  Stay Tuned!

1 comment:

  1. Your journey has taken me back to our own just 2 years ago. There so many emotions packed into such a short time that it can be overwhelming, and all the prayers and support mean the world to you. I'm so glad I had the privilege of praying for your family during this time. Please know that I will continue!