In Gratitude for Adoption: Giving Thanks Day Six (30 Days of Thanks)

However motherhood comes to you, it’s a miracle. ~ Valerie Harper, Adoptive parent About nine months after my husband and I were married, we felt ready to begin a family. Unfortunately, our journey to parenthood came with unexpected struggle, a litany of infertility issues and repeat miscarriages. (We lost our first four children in thatContinue reading “In Gratitude for Adoption: Giving Thanks Day Six (30 Days of Thanks)”

Lamenting the meaning of this day

God is closest to those with broken hearts. ~Jewish Saying Let your tears come. Let them water your soul. ~Eileen Mayhew Dear John Victor, Today would have been your birthday. But, God had other plans. This has taken quite some time getting used to as I loved you from the very moment I knew IContinue reading “Lamenting the meaning of this day”

Helping the healing process: Miscarriage

I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart) I am never without it.  ~e. e. Cummings A person’s a person, no matter how small. ~Dr. Seuss A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father. Continue reading “Helping the healing process: Miscarriage”

To Everything, There is a Season

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. ~Hal Borland Freshly fallen, a white powdery snow blankets the outside world that I gaze upon through neglected windows covered in a cold winter’s film. This pure white snow is almost angelic in its appearance, a delicate blanket to the green life that teases our hopesContinue reading “To Everything, There is a Season”