Letter to Our Baby, Part II

From: A Series of Promises, Part II February 2017 Our Sweet Baby, Things have been harder than usual waiting for you. Even as I've been trying harder than ever to cling to God's promises of you, I've been struggling. I know this is just another test of my faith and patience. I know that you are nearer... Continue Reading →

Letter to Our Baby, Part I

From: A Series of Promises, Part I December 2016 Our Precious Little One, Last night I had a dream that God was standing beside me. As your dad and I slept, He was standing beside our bed watching over us. I often feel distant from the presence of God, but last night, His presence was as... Continue Reading →

A Series of Promises, Part I

The Light in the Window I had a dream that God was standing beside our bed in the middle of the night, watching over us as we slept. I always close our curtains at night, yet when I opened my eyes, the curtains were drawn open. I couldn't see God standing beside us, yet somehow,... Continue Reading →

When Grief Shakes You

This is Infertility Seven years ago, we reconnected. It didn’t take long for us to fall in love. We were so alike that it didn’t take much; we just simply fit together. Three years ago, we were married. It was the easiest transition of our lives. Some people say the first year of marriage is... Continue Reading →

When Hate Upturns a City…

What do we do when hate seems to be winning? I've been completely overwhelmed with sadness, anger, and fear over what happened this past weekend in Charlottesville. I was in shock for so many reasons, but one being that my husband and I had just spent a relaxing, peaceful weekend away from home in Charlottesville... Continue Reading →

Storm Clouds Over 26

 As another year of this crazy, awesome, unpredictable, scary, exhilarating thing I call my life comes to a close, I'm left feeling speechless and amazed once again as I watch the glowing flames melt the shining wax on twenty-six birthday candles. I can't say I felt this way even twenty-four hours ago as I stalked... Continue Reading →

Scattered

I'm in pieces Floating, fluttering, flying Split, divided, Grasping, trying To fix me, dry My ever crying Eyes and keep my Mind from lying Telling tales And crafting fears I shout but no one Ever hears Or flips the switch To halt the tears So all my ink Splotches and smears My words are scattered... Continue Reading →

Rainbow in the Evening

Rainbow in the evening How do I even know you're there? When life could use a little color, Can you hear my silent prayer? My vision's clouded in this darkness My eyes can only see so far I'm straining to perceive your beauty But I still don't know where you are. Morning's never seemed so... Continue Reading →

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