Category Archives: Sanctification

When Mother’s Day is Painful

I know I’m supposed to be taking a blog break right now but I can’t NOT post on Mother’s Day. The reason I can’t stay is away is not because I need to wish mothers a wonderful day and tell … Continue reading

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Healing From Loss

One of the most valuable things I learned through going through infertility and our miscarriages was what real loss felt like. This has been so valuable for me because it taught me how I desperately need Jesus. Now only that, … Continue reading

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What Good Friday Was To Us Last Year

Last year, as Easter was approaching our family was brimming with excitement. We had been matched with a birth mom who was expecting a baby boy in just 3 short weeks!! I had slowly began filling up my nursery closet … Continue reading

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Your Winter Won’t Last Forever

I don’t know where you live but here in the Midwest we’ve had an absolutely brutal winter so far. (And actually I know it’s been a cold and snowy weather everywhere– the other week I read there was snow in … Continue reading

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Finding The New Normal

The beginnings of motherhood seem somewhat of a blur filled with crisp memories of meeting, holding and snuggling with my new baby. No one expects anything of new parents- especially if your baby is in the hospital for a month. … Continue reading

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When The Storms Hit

The longer you’re on this earth, the more you realize things don’t always happen like you hope they do. Illnesses happen, death of a loved one is inescapable. We all experience some of our own personal tragedy. It can be … Continue reading

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The Freedom of Walking Away

A little more than a year ago we closed the door on infertility treatment for good. (You can read our story here.) I remember for a time, my fertility doctor felt so safe. There, I was just like everyone else. … Continue reading

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