Why Does She Get Two?

I could barely catch my breath on that Friday night in March when I received a text message from a close friend that said “we are expecting” and “we heard heartbeats”.  That’s right, heartbeats. Plural.  As I sat in my chair surrounded by over 150 other people and unable to escape, the knot in my throat…

To Be Continued…

If you have not read yesterday’s post called “Shirt Packed and Big Girl Panties On” then I suggest you read it by clicking here first. This morning I woke up and my stomach was in knots.  Today was the day in which I would track down the “mystery woman” and ask her to pray for…

Shirt Packed and Big Girl Panties On

One storage container, four new hair bows, fingernail polish, a sparkly Minnie Mouse purse and a 34 inch tall, non-stop talkin’ three year old filled my cart as I strolled out of the doors of Wal-Mart yesterday.  As Chatty McChatty was talking away about what she was going to put inside of her new purse…

Two Years Ago Today

Today is a bit ironic.  It’s the 17th.  Which means it’s Josiah Day.  But it’s also the second anniversary of the day I had my first beta test to determine if my first round of IVF had worked.  I often think about that day.  I remember it was a beautiful Thursday afternoon.  The sun was…

Just in Case it Doesn’t Happen

My name is Elena and my husband and I have been trying to have a baby for 7 years and during that time, we endured three miscarriages along with numerous doctors stating there was no medical explanation. I don’t know about you, but when something can’t be explained medically, it makes my brain hurt and…

The Sweetest Old Man

It was dark, the worship team was quietly playing and as I sat in my seat alone, I asked God to come meet me…rescue me…wrap His loving arms around me and whisper hope into my ear.  He felt so distant and I wanted–no needed Him close.  I needed to know He was still bending down…