It has been a long while since I've posted something other than a book review on my blog.
I've been intentionally waiting to write.
Hoping that the next post would be announcing Ed's new counseling practice.
Hoping that the next day we could celebrate this new phase in life.
Days passed into weeks.
Weeks into months.
We thought the process to get his license would take mere weeks, but has actually turned into an on-going, letter writing, phone calling process with the state government.
To wrap it up in a tiny nutshell, the state denied Ed a license because they don't recognize the agency that accredited the graduate school he went to.
So the past months have been a roller-coaster. Do we move again? Do we stay? What in the world do we do? It hasn't been easy in the least. Confusion, fear, little slices of hope, tears, frustration, hopes dashed, and clinging to each other and what little faith there is right now.
We're hoping and praying for an answer this coming Friday, March 2nd. Ed is traveling to Lansing to sit in a meeting being held by the Counseling Board of Directors (which only meet every three months) and hopes to speak and defend his case. He has diligently researched the accreditation process, wrote all his findings in a letter, mailed that letter (more than once) to the Counseling Chair and Vice-Chair, the Governor, State Senator's and Representatives, and has a copy for each of the eleven Board of Directors.
Prayers would be greatly appreciated as our life and family have been in limbo the past seven months. Knowing that God wanted us back in MI makes the wonderment of why this is happening even greater.