When It Seems Like You Are the Only One With Infertility

Sometimes it feels like you are the only one. The only one with this longing. This heartache. This inability and void. In fact, all it takes is walking down the aisles of the grocery store, looking around in your church congregation, or simply sitting down in a restaurant for dinner in order for it to…

What Is the Resolve To Infertility?

Today is the grand finale of the 5 Day Photo Challenge for National Infertility Awareness Week, and RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association has challenged those within the infertility community to post a picture on their social media accounts of what resolve looks like to them. After all, resolve looks different to everyone. For some, it…

When Infertility Feels Like a Prison Sentence

Every picture tells a story…here is mine… It’s Day 3 of the 5 Day Photo Challenge for National Infertility Awareness Week (#niaw). Day 1 was all about honoring our stories. Day 2 was about sharing our furbabies…because after all, for some of us, not all babies are in human form. And as for today, we…

He Settles the Barren: Stories to Inspire Hope (Part 3)

It’s so easy to read a story of someone else who was healed, restored, or redeemed and think…“That’s great for them. But that won’t happen for me.” And I get it. It’s sometimes our knee jerk reaction to dismiss them as nothing more than just “that person’s story.” But do you know what the word…

Encouragement for When You Want to Give Up

  “It’s not working…” my mind whispers to my heart as I scribble in my journal how defeated I feel. The praying. The hoping. The believing. It’s not working. And the promises? They aren’t real. But then my heart whispers back… Do not grow weary in doing good for at the right time you will…

36 Years Old and Still Barren

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…