Tag: Faith over Fear

No More Nevers

In our journey to become parents, Dan and I have heard a lot of negative things: Getting pregnant will be hard. PCOS will wreak havoc on your body forever. You will never get pregnant without fertility drugs. Your chances of having another ectopic pregnancy are high. Couples who lose children, have hard marriages. The list ...

The Corner that Couldn’t Winter

In March 2010, Dan and I bought our first house in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We were so excited to own a home we could put our mark on. We had big dreams of what that house would be and quickly started dreaming of LOTS of projects. When we bought the house, the yard was ...

The Year We’re Rooting For

In November 2014, Dan and I decided to pick a word to embrace in 2015. We had never picked a word of the year, but we felt like it would be a fun tradition to start. When we choose the word "Brave" for 2015, I immediately expected that we were going to get pregnant and ...

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 ...

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 ...