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...]

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...]

When Your Marriage Is in a Funk

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Do you ever have times when you’re just plain out of sorts with your spouse? (If the answer is “no,” please move on. You’re just making the rest of us feel even worse.) I mean, nothing is seriously wrong (that you can put your finger on)—you’re just kind of in a funk and every little thing seems to be getting on your nerves? (This is where the guys exchange knowing … [Read more...]

How I’m Finding Freedom in Submission

How I’m Finding Freedom in Submission

The flowers were in place. The candles were lit. The bridesmaids were beautifully adorned in their navy dresses with their hair all in up-dos and ready to precede me. I, in white dress and white face, anxiously awaited the moment I would walk down the aisle. During the ceremony, our overzealous young preacher friend (who had preceded us in marriage by a whole 6 months) … [Read more...]