Tag: Waiting

A Thrill of Hope

It's the day after Christmas and, if I am being honest, I am glad this December is coming to an end. I have struggled a lot this month. It feels like everything I have put my hands to or planned has not worked out as I imagined it would. That mixed with a year of ...

The Summer Wilderness

I didn't have a headache today. I know that may not seem notable to most, but in my world it's a big victory. In mid March, a headache started that would not stop. Some days were worse than others, but for four months the same headache followed me around. I woke up and went to bed with ...

What Manna Looks Like

Six years ago today I saw my first positive pregnancy test. I couldn't stop smiling. I spent the day looking at nursery decorations and planning how to tell our families the good news. We had waited years for that positive pregnancy test. We had prayed for that positive test. We had expected that positive test. ...

The Pressure Cooker

Last week I was talking to a friend about how I was feeling, and she said "I feel like you are living in a pressure cooker". Her words stopped me in my tracks. For weeks, I have been trying to put words to exactly how my heart is feeling. A nonstop headache, a doctor's report ...

The Almost Missed Flight

This past weekend I attended the Moms In the Making Leader's Retreat. I don't have the words yet to express what happened in my heart and mind, but what I can say is; it was powerful. Eighteen women gathered in a quiet cabin and pushed into Jesus and He showed up in bigger than I could have ...