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Looking Toward a New Due Date

Looking Toward a New Due Date

January 16th 2018. The day our first child was due to enter the world. I realize it’s just an estimated date and they’re rarely correct, but it’s one I’ll never forget. I’m not naive enough to expect that today would be remembered by anyone other than me. Even my husband had to be reminded. It’s…

The Baby Given to the Mom Who Miscarried

The Baby Given to the Mom Who Miscarried

Many women are headed into Christmas with deep sorrow in their hearts. Some of us have arms that remain empty and others have arms less full than expected. I should be 8 months pregnant but the reality is, I just lost our second unborn child this year less than 2 months ago. I have a…

Even Now We Will Praise Him: The Story of the Children We Lost

Even Now We Will Praise Him: The Story of the Children We Lost

Not many women feel led to share the details of their miscarriages. But as I look back on these last few months, I can’t help but share when I see all that God has done. My desire is that it would shine a light on God’s goodness in our suffering and the reality of miscarriage….

3 Things Christian Women Need to Know About Miscarriage

3 Things Christian Women Need to Know About Miscarriage

As the fog of grief slowly begins to lift after the loss of our unborn child, I’ve finally had a chance to think through the thoughts that have circulated in my mind for months. The more clearly I see, the more urgency I feel for women to truly understand what happens in the throes of…

Miscarriage: Those Little Lives Matter

Miscarriage: Those Little Lives Matter

Warning: There are some short and somewhat graphic descriptions in this article. The world still spins. People continue to laugh together. They eat dinner with their family. Friends go get coffee. Children keep playing. But my world is tearing at the seams as the evidence of the death of my baby takes over my body…

What If We’re Wrong About Anxiety?

What If We’re Wrong About Anxiety?

She was like me. Anxiety plagued her. Not the kind that makes you nervous but the all consuming, paralyzing, depression causing beast that is true anxiety. We had different views, she and I. I believed the root of anxiety was my sinful distrust in God. She had been told that she suffered a chemical imbalance….

You Will Never Be Enough For That Guy

You Will Never Be Enough For That Guy

I called my boyfriend over and over again until he finally picked up by accident. At first, I wasn’t sure what I was hearing. Just muffled voices stuffed in his pocket. Then I heard her voice saying, “Did she hear us?!” followed by a quick disconnect. My whole body went numb and my heart beat…

God Will Use Your Brokenness

God Will Use Your Brokenness

This article was originally written for Broken Beautiful Bold Ministries here. We are a broken people, am I right? Each of us come from various¬†backgrounds and upbringings that shape our character and struggles. We have been broken by others, broken by this world and are undeniably broken at the core of our being. For the…

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