Faith Category

Merci Beaucoup

It’s been a week since last Sunday’s post and I’ve listened carefully to what my heart is saying. Overwhelmingly, it is an outpouring of… THANK YOU. Thank you for the countless texts, emails, prayers, comments, and FB messages of support. The amount of love I have experienced through each of you has dropped me to […]

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The Hidden Sacred

“When Jesus came by, he looked up at Zacchaeus and called him by name. “Zacchaeus!” he said. “Quick, come down! I must be a guest in your home today.” (Luke 19:5) Last month I had the closest thing to a nervous breakdown that I’ve ever experienced. I was seriously a mess…between school, moving to a new […]

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Exploring the Silence

Journal entry: 11 Oct 2013 Say something. For the last few years, this has been a prayer of mine. It is a desperate plea from a broken, and tired heart that needs reassurance You are still there. For the longest time, all I’ve done is demand answers. Answers about family, answers about my husband’s job, […]

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The Relationship of Honesty & Hope…Part I

I want this blog to be a hopeful place, but I also want it to be an honest place. And IF I am being honest, sometimes the two don’t always get a long. As a Christian, I sometimes feel this pressure to end every journal entry or every post with an uplifting comment, as if […]

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Learning to Be Honest

For the longest time, I had a hard time being honest with both God and myself when it came to admitting I wanted to bear children. I’ve always been open to adoption and yet there was a significant moment well over two years ago where the protective layers around my heart shed themselves and I […]

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The Beginning of Hope

When I was a little girl, I dreamed of growing up to be many things. An actress (okay, really it was Vanna White), a journalist, a teacher, a world-wide traveler, a small coffee shop/bookstore owner, and even a chiropractor. But always, always there was never any doubt that I would be a mom first and […]

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