Thank You, God, For the Rain

He covers the sky with clouds; he supplies the earth with rain and makes grass grow on the hills. Psalm 147:8 I glanced out the window at the dark clouds and pouring down rain trying to remember why I had picked a spot so far from the door. The big red umbrella that would have [&hellip

The Lie I Almost Bought

My eyes were brimming and I had nothing to catch the slow motion cascade that was coming. I’ve never been more thankful for sunglasses that know just how to hide the hurt. As I drove home, this unexpected release was evidence of a storm on the inside. A shaky “help,” escaped my lips as the [&hellip


How does a heart survive a storm? I certainly don’t know how. A storm can stomp a heart, shatter it even, but it is possible for a heart to break and still survive. This I know with every thread of my soul. This I know. This is not a post about God picking up the [&hellip

The Hike

The flight to Colorado was booked and the tickets were paid for. When the careful planning of this trip took place, I was pregnant with our first baby. We were thrilled since we had waited over three years for this miracle! When the time came for us to pack our bags and actually go on [&hellip

My Need

Do not work for food that spoils, but food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. John 6:27 Jesus was an expert at creating something out of nothing. In John 6, Jesus’ teachings and miraculous healing had drawn a large crowd. This group of over five thousand people followed [&hellip

A Broken Heart

Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. Jeremiah 29:12-13 If I’m honest, I’d say that I had always feared that I would not be able to have children. This [&hellip

Perception or Reality?

When God told Moses to send men into Canaan, the land promised to the Israelites, there was purpose in the exploration. Moses instructed them to report back what they found once they got there. He also asked them to bring proof of the fruit that grew in the land. God had already promised that the [&hellip

Identity Crisis

Men and women who are battling infertility do not deal with the exact same emotions. What my husband experienced was very different than what I went through, even though we walked the road hand in hand. The most valuable thing I can pass on to any woman is something that took me years to understand. [&hellip


When my husband and I decided we were ready to grow our family, we wanted to surprise our families with the news of a child. Instead, month after month, the recurring disappointment of a negative pregnancy test slowly began to dissolve all the excitement we shared when we started out. Something else was slowly chipping [&hellip


I will give you treasures hidden in the darkness— secret riches. I will do this so you may know that I am the LORD, the God of Israel, the one who calls you by name. Isaiah 45:3 (NLT) As much pain as those years of waiting and loss brought with them, I wouldn’t trade any [&hellip