Category: Hope

He Matters Too

I have been thinking about what I wanted to say about Father's Day for nearly a month. After years of struggling with delayed fertility, I find Father's Day harder to face than Mother's Day.  In the midst of the hard feelings, I do have so much to celebrate on this day. I have been a ...

Trust During the Unexpected

I went to an appointment last week for an eye exam. The appointment should have been easy. In and out with no surprises. However, during the appointment the doctor delivered news that shocked me. I left the eye appointment and immediately went to my family doctor for an unexpected follow up appointment. I will be honest, ...

Wife Goals and Other Things I’m Not

I have an image in my head of what the perfect wife should look like. In my mind, the perfect wife would cook all homemade meals. She would never have a dirty house. She works out, has impeccable style and is always photo ready. She has a perfect calendar of events that she effortlessly juggles. ...

The Guilt of Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is just around the corner, so for the past several days I have been thinking about what I want to say about Mother's Day in this space.  Honestly the more I thought about it the more guilty I felt. Why guilty? Well, I don't feel like I have been a good mother. Before you stop ...

Mamahood Stories – A Hopeful Mama

My friend Myriah is a missionary teacher who is raising her adopted daughter overseas. She has a huge heart for the Lord, and shares her story over at Plans to Prosper Us. Last week I was honored to share my story on my friend Myriah's blog as part of a series written by several mothers. You ...