Emily's Infertility Story

Each week I interview someone who has experienced infertility firsthand. Today I’m chatting with Emily from Queen of the Wilson Household.  I saw her post, How Infertility Changed Me, on someone else’s link-up and I knew she’d be perfect for an interview. I’m so glad she agreed to share her story with you today....more

God is Not Surprised By My Infertility

I was surprised by infertility.I remember a conversation I had with my husband shortly before I went off birth control.Tom: “I bet we’ll get pregnant super-quick.”Me: “Yeah, me too!”Looking back now, I laugh at how naive we were. Our infertility definitely took us by surprise, but not God. He knew it was coming. I’m not saying I believe He caused it. But he knew....more

Choose Joy Event 2015 Recap

This past weekend I was privileged to take part in the Choose Joy Event in Southern California. This was my first time attending the event, and I can say with confidence that it will not be my last. ...more

Sunday Musings: Sometimes I Feel Like a Christian...And Sometimes I Don't

I have had this commercial from yesteryear playing in my head....more

When You Lower the Mask, We Find Beauty

Dear momma friend, What would happen if we dared to lower our masks? If we stepped out in courage and dared to strip away the fake, the lies, the shame, the disguises. What would happen if we put away the fears and dared to be honest? To be transparent? To be real? The answer? Something beautiful. ...more

Goodness During Sadness (Infertility & Faith)

“Yet I am confident I will see the Lord’s goodness while I am here in the land of the living.” – Psalm 27:13I think when I get to heaven I’ll finally be able to understand the reason and purpose behind my infertility. God’s plan will, at long last, be 100% clear....more

If You Lack the Means to Pay

I didn't get to expand nearly as much as I wanted in my post, Paying Off Debt. In my effort to share some solid financial insight from Phylicia, absent was my own feelings about money, and how it fits in my life. Money has been a bit of a struggle for me much of my life. When I was growing up, money was scarce....more

Talking About Infertility in Church

Unless you follow me on Twitter or on Facebook, you may not have known that my husband and I recently had a chance to share about our struggle with infertility in church....more

Navigating transitions when they feel like dead ends.

There’s the commonly quoted phrase by Heraclitus,“Change is the only constant in life,” and I say “Ay Ay!” to that, it has proved very true in my own life.But regardless of my knowledge that change is inevitable, my reactions to change can still be tangled up in fear and worry, especially when it is unexpected.You see, like many, change is something I know well....more

God Prefers Fruit Over Leafy Green Vegetables

*This post is Day Five of the January Nablopomo 30-day blogging challenge hosted by BlogHer....more