Category Archives: Faith

Matters Of The Heart: The Healing Power Of A Mother

  When my baby daughter was born with a heart valve defect, she had to be on oxygen for a few weeks after we came home. This meant we had a lot of extra equipment, like oxygen tanks, an oxygen … Continue reading

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Matters Of The Heart: How It All Began

She seemed perfectly healthy just after she was born. The labor and delivery were hard work, but worth the reward of meeting our beautiful daughter for the first time in the peaceful setting of a free-standing birth center. My husband … Continue reading

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Preparing For Christmas, Preparing For Baby: What The Final Weeks Of Pregnancy Can Teach Us About Advent

I recently read an article in Our Sunday Visitor that was summarized: “Prepare for the coming of Jesus as you would prepare for the birth of your own child.” God has granted me a unique perspective during this year’s Advent … Continue reading

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Exalting The Cross: A Letter To My Miscarried Baby

Dear Julian, On this day, your due date when I thought I would surely be holding you, I instead find myself holding a cross.  A cross of pain and sadness to be sure, but also, I’ve come to realize, a … Continue reading

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Holding On To The High Chair: What Our Stashed and Stored Baby Items Reveal About Hope and Trust

  I’ve reached an age where many of my peers are letting go of their baby items.  Whether it’s a huge garage sale, advertising items for sale on social media, or giving away items to others who can use them, … Continue reading

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New Prayer Resource To Include Some Of My Reflections!

I am thrilled to announce that I will soon be a published author! This book has been in the works for nearly 3 years now, and it is a joy to see it come together. It has been a huge … Continue reading

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The Unimaginable Fast

“This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; Setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke; Sharing your bread with the hungry, sheltering the oppressed and the homeless; Clothing the naked … Continue reading

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