Tag Archives: Suffering

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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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 Story of Our Son – Preparing the Way (Part 1)

As I blogged about earlier this month, Bryan and I have welcomed a beautiful baby boy into our family. Well a few steps were missing in what happened and I wanted to share my sweet baby’s story- for you, for … Continue reading

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27, You Were A Heartbreaker

Today is my 28th birthday. Many aspects of my life have me reflecting back… much can change in a year. 27, you were a heartbreaker. 8 days before my 27th birthday we got our first positive pregnancy test. My husband’s … Continue reading

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