Treasuring Christ

Treasuring Christ...is more important than bearing children.This sentence, in the midst of an enormous quote by John Piper, took my breath away yesterday. It almost caused me to fall to my knees...You see, bearing children has been at the forefront of my mind for 3 years...three.long.years.And in that time, I've had many arguments with God, I've prayed, I've questioned, I've … [Read more...]

An Attitude of Gratitude

Q had an opportunity to preach (to the adults) last Sunday and he did such a great job.  The title of his message was "An Attitude of Gratitude". Photo CreditFor our family, this Thanksgiving day comes with a few tears.  The last year for our family has been insane.  In November we lost our first biological baby to an ectopic pregnancy.  In March my sister's … [Read more...]

For Empty Arms and Aching Hearts {@Incourage}

Have you experienced the pain of infertility, the loss of a child, or a failed adoption?God is there.  He is good.  He is enough.I'm guest posting at (in)Courage today.You can read more here...And don't forget to enter our current giveaway with A Crafters Dream!   a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

Celebrating Life @DaySpring

This past weekend Q was out of town and it was just me and the girl! I'd been invited to a baby shower of a life-long friend on Saturday; a friend I hadn't seen in five years!  I was really excited to see her and for her to see Moriah.  But, if I'm honest, there was a tinge of pain...That feeling you get as a woman struggling with infertility.  That constant … [Read more...]

The Desires of My Heart

In my first post I talked about our journey to Foster Care and Adoption and how a major desire of mine (still) was to have biological children. I don't know where to begin because I don't know where it really begins...As a child I never was the "girly girl". I had a bag full of Barbie Dolls with nappy hair and no clothes! I definately didn't "mother" them like some little girls … [Read more...]