Healing from a Miscarriage

Miscarriage & Infertility - My Family’s Story

Like most people, I didn’t know a lot about miscarriage until my best friend had one when we were 27. Then, over the next few years, I knew too much. That same friend had another one, her sister had two of her own, and then my own sister lost three babies in less than a year. As a result, having my own miscarriage became one of my worst fears. I watched these sisters of mine … [Read more...]

When We Were Out of Options and Needed a Breakthrough

Worship Together: Unifying Hearts for Breakthrough

Not long ago, my wife and I experienced the type of loss that many young couples of child-bearing age face: a miscarriage. We didn’t expect it—we were barreling along in our fledgling union pursuing career, raising our first daughter, and generally getting used to life as a couple. We had just gone on a ski trip, and when we got home my wife took a pregnancy test. To our … [Read more...]

5 Things I Wish I’d Told Myself After My Miscarriage

5 Things I Wish I Could Have Told Myself After My Miscarriage

The time after my miscarriage was one of the most difficult seasons I’ve had to go through; here are five things I wish I could go back and tell myself: 1. Please don’t be mad at the friends and family who do not acknowledge your loss. Really, you have to let it go and move on. Do not hold on to the hurt and anger you feel. It will do you no good. Remember, six months … [Read more...]

Miscarriage :: It Was His Dream, Too

rsz_1cid13c

The death of a dream—that’s what a miscarriage is. It’s many other things, but in essence it is a dream for children and a family, which you’ve carried for most of your life, that's ripped away. Most serious dating relationships eventually lead to The Talk: “Do you want kids? How many do you want? How long do you think we should wait before we have kids?” … [Read more...]