Vulnerable Post Alert: Grief hits you at weird moments, doesn't it? For me, it happened this morning as I stood facing my bathroom mirror. I was mindlessly putting on my makeup and getting ready for the day when the thoughts of what I imagined my life would look like recklessly hit me like a Mack… Continue reading Grieving the Life You Planned
Prayers for the Barren
Lord, I pray, and I lift those who are barren due to infertility. I pray for... The one who took a test today only to be faced with another negative. And for... The one who may have received a positive but is now facing the harsh reality of a miscarriage. I pray for... The one… Continue reading Prayers for the Barren
Encouraging Your Loved One Through Infertility
I used to receive them all of the time when I first announced our struggle to conceive. You know, those random texts that someone was praying for me. Or a card sent to my mailbox with words that spoke Truth into my heart. Or sometimes even a surprise gift of faith that was left on… Continue reading Encouraging Your Loved One Through Infertility
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?
As It Turns Out, I Don’t Trust God.
My phone dinged late one evening and I looked down to see a text from a friend. "So how are you doing?" she asked. I wanted to put on a smile and type back that I was fine, but in that exact moment, I was anything but fine. It had only been a couple of… Continue reading As It Turns Out, I Don’t Trust God.