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No Fear In Love

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.” ~ 1John 4:18 What are you afraid of? Isolation? Public speaking? Social situations? I used to have a pretty big fear of heights. I know it’s a pretty common fear, […]

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Seek Me and Live

I got busted singing in my car. It really isn’t anything new. I mean, I sing in my car all the time. But this time, I was using my 20 oz Dr. Pepper bottle as a microphone, window down, Mariah Carey style hand motions with the arpeggios, big smile on my face and signing at […]

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The First Day

God called the light ‘day,’ and the darkness he called ‘night.’ And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day. ~ Genesis 1:5 The first day. How many memorable first days do we go through in our lives? Today is the first day of the rest of our lives. I’ve seen that phrase on […]

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A Sister’s Hero

One of the pages I set up on my website was to be dedicated solely to the heroes in our lives who have helped us through difficult times, who have been strong supporters, who have given their love and time and cared enough about us to make a difference in our lives. I have had […]

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Graceful Balance

This past Thursday morning I had my very first acupuncture visit. Like most times in my life, I scheduled it in even though I really didn’t have time, I left late to get there, I was already a little nervous about what to expect anyway – and it definitely showed. After sliding into the parking […]

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Sadness…Interrupted

I’ve been thinking a lot about the different ways that we all process sadness. I’ve come across a lot of men and women who are actively punching sadness in the kidneys to keep it from putting them in a choke hold. For the first time since I’ve started my bout in the infertility arena I […]

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What Did You Just Say!?!?

I have found that one of the most insensitive things anyone who knows I’m trying to get pregnant can say to me is, “Just relax, you’re trying too hard.” Or, “Oh stop worrying, it’ll happen the moment you stop thinking about it.” I wrote this entry in my diary after one particularly frustrating day: “I’ve […]

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The Pure of Heart

“Blessed are the pure of heart, for they shall see God.” ~ Matthew 8:5 The Pure of Heart. There are a number of different ways we identify things or experiences that we consider to be pure. Last summer I had just such an experience that was very enjoyable to me. I heard the local college […]

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