Waiting When I’m Weary

This past Spring, Dan and I lost our second baby. Losing this baby has been different than losing our first baby.  Our first pregnancy was over so quickly, it felt a little like a bad dream. I carried our second baby for 10 and a half weeks. While 10 weeks is still too short, I had ...

A Lesson from an Airplane

I hate flying. Actually, is there a word stronger than hate? If there is... I "that word" flying. As much as I hate flying, last week I had no choice. A couple of my coworkers and I had to be in two different cities in one day. Driving would have meant 10+ hours of car ...

I am NOT an Island

Last week I posted my thoughts about being lonely at different points in my life. You can read more here. I firmly believe there is a season for everything and that God can use loneliness for a purpose. However, I really struggled about whether or not I should post a blog about loneliness. While I do believe ...

A Season for Everything

In ten years of marriage, Dan and I have faced loneliness a few different times. The day after we got married we moved to Nebraska so that I could finish my degree. Dan's family was a half hour away, but we didn't know anyone else. We loved spending time with each other, but we missed ...

It’s ok NOT to be ok

I have said it before, and I will say it again... I am a Type A person. I like order, plans and perfection. If we have a plan, and it falls through, I get anxious and frustrated. I expect things to go a certain way. However, if there is one thing that I have learned during ...

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