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A Letter to My Husband

Dear Patrick, I know this is not at all how we expected this year to be. We made plans. We dreamed. We prayed. We hoped. I am so very sorry that this is how it is.  I wanted nothing more than to see you holding your son on your very first Father's Day.  I know… Continue reading A Letter to My Husband

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This Platform from Which I Unwillingly Speak

While I've always been good at talking in small groups, I've never exactly been the kind of person that would want to stand in front of a crowd and speak, especially not about something so deeply personal.  Now suddenly here I am, with this giant platform of grief that I am being forced to stand… Continue reading This Platform from Which I Unwillingly Speak

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God is Bigger than my Pain

"Later, Paul will write it is when he is weak that the strength of Christ is seen.  In other words, when we can’t do it any longer.  When we are fed up.  When it has become too much.  When we have nothing left.  When we are empty.  When it is beyond our capability to deal… Continue reading God is Bigger than my Pain

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The Truth Is…

Everyone keeps asking how we're doing.  I almost laugh for second when someone asks us that.  I mean how do you really think we are doing?  Do you want the easy answer or the real one? The truth is we  are coping.  We are hanging on by a thread some days, but we are still… Continue reading The Truth Is…

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Choosing to Bring Him Glory

One of the books I'm currently reading is I Will Carry You - The Sacred Dance of Grief and Joy by Angie Smith. The story of Angie and Todd Smith's decision to continue to carry their unborn daughter even when the doctors marked her as "incompatible with life" is a story not just about the… Continue reading Choosing to Bring Him Glory