I’m wading through all the paperwork to adopt a child. How can I deal with these months of anxious waiting? - Adoption - TouchPoints

I’m wading through all the paperwork to adopt a child. How can I deal with these months of anxious waiting?

Psalm 37:4-5Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart’s desires. Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust him, and he will help you.

Isaiah 60:1, 4-5“Arise, Jerusalem! Let your light shine for all to see. For the glory of the Lord rises to shine on you. . . . Look and see, for everyone is coming home! Your sons are coming from distant lands; your little daughters will be carried home. Your eyes will shine, and your heart will thrill with joy.”

Waiting is never any fun, especially when the heart is involved. That’s why it’s important to imagine the end result: a child who your heart will “thrill with joy” over