Category: Waiting

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 ...

Kid’s List

Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. Food, family and football... what can go wrong!? In recent years, after we eat, we have sat down as a family and reflected over the past year. After a little reflection, each of us takes a turn listing all the things we are thankful for from the past year. In ...

It’s My Choice

Anxiety is something I have battled for a long time. I find that when I start to get anxious about one thing, my anxious thoughts breed anxious thoughts. For example, recently Dan and I were packing to leave for a quick weekend trip. As I packed, I started worrying that I hadn't packed enough clothes. Then I started worrying about leaving our cats. ...

The Ninety-Nine

I have been going to church for as long as I remember. When I was young, I remember being one of the first to arrive and one of the last to leave. My mom was a music pastor, and we were always involved in everything. We were there every time the doors opened. I was ...

No Ipod Needed

I have been spending most of my quiet time lately in Psalms. It seems that no matter what I read, I keep coming back to Psalm 27:13-14: I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; ...