Sing, O barren woman, you who never bore a child; burst into song, shout for joy, you who were never in labor... Enlarge your place of tent, stretch your tent curtains wide, do not hold back; lengthen your cords, strengthen your stakes. Do not be afraid; you will not suffer shame. Do not fear disgrace,… Continue reading Putting the Cart Before the Horse?
Anyone remember Veruca Salt from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory? You know the bratty girl who stomped her foot and screamed, "I want it now!" That is sometimes me and when I read the story of Abraham and Sarah in the Old Testament and get to the intense part where she tells her husband… Continue reading I Want It Now!
Ah, Sovereign Lord, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you. Jeremiah 32:17 Trusting in someone you cannot see does not come easy. It wasn't easy for Abraham to believe he would be a father when his body was old, and his… Continue reading Trusting in God for the Impossible
We have all heard the nursery rhyme about the three little pigs, right? If not, let me give you my version in a quick recap...the story goes a little something like this... Mother pig decided her three little piggies were not so little anymore and kicked them out of her pigsty...uh...I mean, she sent them… Continue reading Which Lil Piggy Are You?
Earlier today while making Valentine Day gift bags to send to a few of my friends, our cute 34 inch tall house guest for the next couple of months came running into the dining room asking me one of her favorite questions... “Whatcha doin?” I smiled and responded with something of the sorts, “Oh, just… Continue reading Diary of an Infertile: I Want a Baby for Valentine’s Day