Prayers that were answered. Hope that was fulfilled. And the paradox of the whole process of birth.Read More
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Don’t pray for healing.
AKA: what happens when you don’t write for months, and then get to a place where you’re ready to say everything all at once. This one is about my current pregnancy.Read More
The Unbearable Weight of Loneliness
A reflection on an aspect of Christ’s Passion that I didn’t see until recently.Read More
I Didn’t Give Birth.
I’ve shared my birth stories before. And I can finally admit I didn’t share the truth.Read More
A Letter to the Momma who has conflicting emotions about her pregnancy
Everything that you feel, Momma – it is so important that you let yourself feel it! You are not bad, you are not broken for carrying so much conflict within you over a new beautiful life.Read More
How Therapy Changed My Experience of Confession
Stating the truth out loud, no matter how ashamed I was or how painful it felt to do so, and then being seen and loved right where I was, was always the first step to feeling and being free.Read More
A Crazy Invitation to Hope
How the latest curveball in my fertility is a crazy – and deeply healing – invitation to Hope.Read More
FAQ: “How far is too far?”
How far is too far? is a question I’ve been hearing a lot! And the biggest problem with is that it’s the wrong question.Read More