You. Me. And Giving Thanks.

It’s Thanksgiving eve, and as I sit here in my office, reflecting on all that I am thankful for, you are at the top of my list. Yes, you, the one reading these words. You see, six years ago while sitting alone in a small restaurant munching on my soft taco with extra sour cream…

When the Negative Pregnancy Test Knocks You Down

When trying (and trying and trying) to grow your family a negative pregnancy test can knock you down, am I right? And sometimes when you get knocked down it’s tempting to not get back up. However not in the sense of going through life, but rather in terms of hoping, praying and believing again; especially…

A Message to Those Still Waiting

Another one bites the dust. Sweet sister, I just saw my 293,849,550 negative pregnancy test.  Well, actually, that’s a bit of an exaggeration–it was more like my 293,849,535 negative pregnancy test. But who’s counting (sigh).  I won’t lie, this one doesn’t feel any easier to look at than the last. Especially since I just felt…

Where is My Baby, God?!

I wrote this post over a year ago and in that time it has sat in my drafts folder just waiting on me to hit the publish button.  But out of fear of being criticized, ridiculed, or having my faith questioned,  I haven’t been able to do so.  It’s hard exposing yourself to the world. …

When God’s Plans Do Not Make Sense

Eight months ago she sat in my living room and with tears filling her eyes and falling down her cheeks, she said, “I just want it to be me…I just don’t know why God has asked me to wait. I don’t know why He has called me to not pursue further treatments.”  And with those…