Category: Waiting

The Promised Land

Most of my life, I have attended an Assembly of God church. I am sure at some point we talked about Lent, but I don't really remember. Growing up, I remember celebrating Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday and that was really it. It wasn't until I was working at a Lutheran company in my early 20's, that ...

Before Suddenly…

Our lives forever changed in March of 2017. Years after stepping away from fertility treatments, we got pregnant naturally. After doctors told us it probably wouldn't happen, it did. As many of you know, we lost Lil Bit at 10.5 weeks. You can read more about our precious Lil Bit's story here. As March started this ...

To The Babies I’m Waiting For

My Precious Miracle, I dream of you all the time. I often wonder if you will have your Daddy's eyes or my dimples. I wonder if you will be hilarious like your Daddy or stubborn like me? I wonder if you will talk endlessly about sports facts with your Daddy or walk the isles of the craft store with me? Will ...

Never Forgotten

This past weekend, I was honored to speak at a Women's Christmas Luncheon at Westside Assembly of God. I grew up at Westside, so it felt a little like going home. It was so good to see so many faces that I haven't seen in years. I shared a bit about our journey with delayed fertility ...

Elizabeth’s Hope

In April, Dan and I miscarried our second baby, Lil Bit. (You can read Lil Bit's story here.) We  spent a great deal of time trying to figure out how to "mark" Lil Bit's due date.  After much discussion, we decided to head out of town to see a Broadway style show called "The Miracle of Christmas". Just as it sounds, the show ...