Simple, but oh so challenging.

You were called to love everyone. You were not called to be close to everyone. These were words that a youth leader said this morning to a group of middle schoolers. I wish someone would have said it that simple to me a lot earlier in life. “This is the message you have heard from…

I was supposed to have a baby today.

A few months back I shared the story of our miscarriage. What I didn’t know then was that the story wasn’t finished. Which in hindsight was naive to think… but I hadn’t gone through this before so I really had nothing to compare it to. I’ve been trying to write this entry for weeks, you…

The journey to pursuit.

A couple of weeks ago, I wasn’t sure what it was… Maybe the rain – getting past this season of healing – new rhythms – but it had just all flooded in and I was feeling heaaaaavy. Like wanted to just crawl in a hole and wait for sunshine kind of funk. Have you ever…

Full time everything.

How are you supposed to be a full time spouse – a full time parent – a full time career doer – or a full time (fill in the blank for whatever else!) … You just try. & then you repeat to yourself: “You are not a perfect human. And there is no one else around…

You’re going to be okay.

There’s no sign of a heartbeat. I’m so sorry for your loss. This isn’t a viable pregnancy. What would you like to do with the tissue? These are all things I never thought I’d have to hear someone say to me.  This is more common than you think. Let’s get the procedure scheduled and you…