We choose to live in Remembrance of Jacqueline

Two years ago today, our daughter Jacqueline Rose was born about 21 weeks early. Her life was short but she was such a gift. While we were praying this morning, I could hear Underground River singing on repeat: We will choose to liveIn remembranceThrough the test of timeYour faithfulness will stand I remember the moment … Continue reading We choose to live in Remembrance of Jacqueline

Flourishing with my Valentine

As Valentine’s Day rolls around again, I’m overcome with joy and gratitude that God brought Micah and me together. We’ve come so far from where we started in our walk with God and I’m so thankful for our profound sense of placement at our church. When we got married, we weren’t planted in a church … Continue reading Flourishing with my Valentine

Spiritual Lies and Truths Surrounding Pregnancy Loss: Week 4

This is week four of spiritual lies and truths we often experience after pregnancy loss. This is the final week of sharing daily videos on Tiktok, Instagram, and Facebook regarding pregnancy loss as part of this series I’m doing for Pregnancy loss awareness month. For each day of the month I have addressed spiritual lies … Continue reading Spiritual Lies and Truths Surrounding Pregnancy Loss: Week 4

Spiritual Lies and Truths Surrounding Pregnancy Loss: Week 3

This is week three of spiritual lies and truths we experience after pregnancy loss. I’ve continued sharing daily videos on Tiktok, Instagram, and Facebook regarding pregnancy loss as part of the series I’m doing for Pregnancy loss awareness month. For each day of the month I address spiritual lies we can begin to believe after … Continue reading Spiritual Lies and Truths Surrounding Pregnancy Loss: Week 3

Spiritual Lies and Truths Surrounding Pregnancy Loss: Week 2

This is week two of Spiritual Lies and Truths we experience after Pregnancy Loss. I’ve continued sharing daily videos on Tiktok, Instagram, and Facebook regarding pregnancy loss as part of the series I’m doing for Pregnancy loss awareness month. For each day of the month I address spiritual lies we can begin to believe after … Continue reading Spiritual Lies and Truths Surrounding Pregnancy Loss: Week 2

Spiritual Lies and Truths Surrounding Pregnancy Loss: Week 1

Pregnancy loss isn’t easy to talk about for anyone. For those of us that have survived miscarriage or stillbirth, it can be difficult to put into words the process we go through with grief and how relationships are impacted moving forward; this includes our relationship with God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. For those that … Continue reading Spiritual Lies and Truths Surrounding Pregnancy Loss: Week 1

When to Safely Announce Your Pregnancy

To tell or not to tell, that is always the question when it comes to announcing a pregnancy. I can remember when Micah and I found out I was pregnant. We were in shock and discussing who and when to tell. We weighed the “risks” of sharing the news early with the secretiveness of not … Continue reading When to Safely Announce Your Pregnancy

Mourning My Daughter’s Due Date in the Light

I remember finding the band 'Sleeping At Last' 2 years ago and falling in love with their song called Light. It is a wonderful song about becoming a parent. That was also the year God gave me more names in addition to Jacqueline and Ezra; names he gave me back in 2013 & 2014. He … Continue reading Mourning My Daughter’s Due Date in the Light

Chronic Hope Part Four: The Rising Flood Waters

There it was in Jacquita’s handwriting, almost leaping off the page to get my attention. I could feel my heart beating out of my chest and the hairs on the back of my neck standing at full attention. I immediately wrote down 1 Peter 5:10 in several different places to remind me to keep the … Continue reading Chronic Hope Part Four: The Rising Flood Waters

Be My Valentine

Valentine’s Day is upon us once again and for my husband and me that makes this the 11th year we are celebrating this holiday together. For me, Valentine’s Day is a day where you show the ones you love how much you care about them. I usually don’t make a big deal out of this … Continue reading Be My Valentine