I hung up the phone and promptly fell into a heap, sobbing uncontrollably. Unable to catch my breath, my mind raced from one tragic event to the next, spiraling deeper into despair with each scene my memory recalled. Pinned down, dark eyes, unheard cries. Cold bathroom floor, double blue lines. Forever traumatized. Escape is what … Continue reading How to Hear God’s Voice
To watch/listen to this post: In the aftermath of the trauma my daughter has experienced in losing her unborn baby girl late in pregnancy, I find myself trying to walk along side her the best way I know how and yet as I stare into her eyes I realize that sometimes my words fall flat … Continue reading Death by Good Intentions
To listen/watch this post: Broken, bruised, battered, tired, or merely lost, we’ve all asked the question, “Where do I go from here?” We look out onto the horizon and wait; the sun rises and sets day after day, season after season and we wait. We wonder; we search; we look to others for clues and … Continue reading Where Do I Go From Here?
You know that level of gratitude where your eyes flood with tears and that lump gets caught in your throat; the kind that nearly brings you to your knees because---because well, grace? I find myself in this place often, actually. These past weeks I’ve been transported back to a time of incredible insecurity, unknowns, and … Continue reading Single and Pregnant in the Church
It never ceases to amaze me how many young mamas, friends and strangers alike, ask me for parenting advice. I don’t think it necessarily has anything to do with the fact that my girls have grown into delightful, God-fearing women, but more so because as women, we want to learn from one another; we need … Continue reading If I Had Parenting to Do-Over Again…