I am a mom. I am a 35 year old mom who has two beautiful children. My daughter, who just turned 10, and my son, who will be seven in a week, are my pride and joy. I am not a mom who has experienced a perfect birth. Maybe because my children are stubborn! I … Continue reading I am a Mom
Beauty. In the midst of suffering, brokenness, devastation. Is it possible? Dictionary.com defines beauty as "the quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind, whether arising from sensory manifestations (as shape, color, sound, etc.), a meaningful design or pattern, or something else (as a personality in … Continue reading From These Ashes
A group of women sat in a living room together. They each had a different story, a different journey. Some had been on the journey of motherhood for a long time, some a short time, and some would begin this journey soon. Some were grandmothers and some were still children themselves. Every one of those … Continue reading A Room Full of Mothers, a Meeting, a Ministry
One word. That's all it takes. One word to hurt or to heal. To destroy or to build up. To isolate or to comfort. To change lives forever. One word is it. What power we've been given with just a simple word. One word. One word can change everything. In your life. In the lives … Continue reading One Word
March 22nd. The day my second child was due. The day we prepared for since we were given a due date at 7 weeks. The day that would actually bring about sorrow instead of joy. When I was pregnant with my first child, we decided to share our little secret at 5 weeks. We knew … Continue reading 5 Truths You Should Know About a Miscarriage
Overwhelmed. Overwhelmed. Overwhelmed. The word that plagues my mind everyday. The word that knocks on the door of my heart, longing to come in and take control. The word that leaves me feeling like a failure, empty, useless, broken and laid bare for all the world to see. The word that suffocates me so much some days that I just can't breathe.