Amen to everything you said Jamila.
June 1st is right around the corner. It is going to be a wonderful time for you. Lots of learning, lots of loving probably some crying but the most supremely wonderful experience you can ever expect.
Keep us posted.
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe, is in the end, of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do. -John Ruskin