There is a flight that travels once a week to the remote area where she lives, and it leaves on Tuesday. (That would be tonight during the night.) The people working for our agency are still trying to get her on this flight which would allow her to be in Addis Ababa by Wednesday. But our case manager told me to not get my hopes up.
When I hung up the phone, I told the Lord that my heart is breaking waiting to go get our little guy. When we got our referral December 29th, we expected to be traveling by now. But the best case scenario is mid-June at this point.
Immediately, God reminded me of this verse in Proverbs:
The king's heart is in the hand of the Lord; he he directs it like a watercourse wherever he pleases.
I know that the heart of the gold mine manager is also in the hand of the Lord. He can change it so that he acts favorably toward our son's birth mother. That is what I am praying he will do. Please pray with me that she will be released and miraculously make it to Addis to appear in court on Wednesday.