Blessed

Matthew 5:1-12 Jesus was attractive. As I read through His teachings of the Bible, I love to join the crowds at His feet and work to understand the upside-down truth that is His words. My mind dreams up the faces of the people who stood before Him as I slowly begin to feel the chains […]

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Shout Your Adoption #9

My heart broke at our 10 week appointment. I will never forget sitting on the cold hard examination table, Rob sitting on a chair beside me as the doctor’s face hardened while looking at the ultrasound monitor. I think my heart stopped beating for a bit waiting for him to say something. I just wish […]

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Shout Your Adoption #3

As another year of trying came to an end, my heart got more excited about the possibility of the call to what I was beginning to long for… adoption. . I still remember the moment we embraced the call of adoption.  Our church Christmas Eve services had just ended and we were sitting together in […]

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Shout Your Adoption #2

One moment during a work meeting my pastor’s wife and dear friend, Kim, pulled me aside and asked how I was. I shared my hurt and told her about our infertility.In the same breath I explained all that we tried and all that we won’t try. As if it needed defending. As if I needed […]

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Shout Your Adoption #1

We had spent almost 3 years trying to get pregnant and each month that pasted felt more and more hopeless. The time was slowly realized for us. The first year flew by with very little notice and very little concern. We wanted only what God wanted and knew we had time to start a family. […]

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Motherhood…

  On this day of celebration and recognition of motherhood, it’s so easy to live in my world of hurt, pain, loss and sorrow that claims many moments of my days. This season of brokenness cannot go unnoticed on this day… but it can go unclaimed, denounced and given no victory. For all of us […]

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