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
I turn the big 3-6 today (a baby to some...old to others) And I can't believe it. Never in my plans as a high school student, college student, or career woman in my middle 20's did I imagine life would look like it does now. Is my life bad? No. But does it look anything… Continue reading 36 Years Old and Still Barren
...Because while foster care was hard, and open adoption isn’t easy; when you have the mindset that the child is not yours, or even hers, but rather His, it makes it okay. And it somehow works."
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