Waiting for Baby Bird

What If It’s Not Your Year for a Baby?

Ugh! It's an ugly thought, isn't it? The thought that you might not end this year with a baby growing in your arms, or at the very least in your womb, but still in your heart. And it's not a thought you even want to entertain, am I right? Because if you are anything like… Continue reading What If It’s Not Your Year for a Baby?

Soul Food

How to Pray When God Seems Silent

I call my friend on the phone. “You’ll never believe what happened to me today,” I moan. “Oh no!” she says, in her most sympathetic voice. “Tell me everything.” I launch into the story, holding back no detail because I know this friend will appreciate all the nuances, including the messy parts where I wasn’t… Continue reading How to Pray When God Seems Silent

Waiting for Baby Bird

Why Your Baby-Makin’ Advice Doesn’t Bother Me

  Every day...okay...maybe not every day...but at least several times a week I open up my inbox to find a message that usually begins a little something like this... "I really hate to bother you and I am sure you get tons of messages like this, and I might even be overstepping my boundaries, therefore… Continue reading Why Your Baby-Makin’ Advice Doesn’t Bother Me