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
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
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
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?
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.