The last thing I remember before going under was the sensation of tears limping from my eyes and tap tapping on the stark white sheet beneath my head. I sobbed into the mask that was placed over my mouth and nose, both welcoming and dreading the oblivion that waited for me. I still see theContinue reading “He Gives and Takes Away: My Pregnancy Loss”
Does my grief even count if there are no bodies to bury? The crass thought swirled around my mind in the weeks that followed my pregnancy losses. I was unprepared for how much our losses would shred my heart. But I was even more unprepared for how much the world would minimize the deaths ofContinue reading “No Bodies to Bury: The Unspoken Pain of Early Pregnancy Loss”
Sadness. That’s what I felt the moment they placed her in my arms. And then – before my arms even tightened around her small frame – the sweetest joy. If I’m honest, the moment I learned of this pregnancy, I was flooded with fear. Fear of another loss. But also fear of what I wouldContinue reading “There is Both: God’s Goodness in the Joy and Sadness”
Confession: I’ve done a terrible job of updating this blog. The last year has been a bit of a whirlwind as we’ve adjusted to life as a family of five. My consensus on having three children so far? I love it. It’s a whole new level of chaos and exhaustion, but also a whole newContinue reading “Book Update: The Anxious Lily, Coming Spring 2023”
Click the images below for access to articles written for a variety of publications. Books Awards/Recognitions 2020 Selah Finalist for Online Articles First Place in Children’s Literature contest at 2019 Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference (BRMCWC) Second Place in Mystery/Suspense Novels contest at 2019 Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference (BRMCWC) Second Place inContinue reading “Other Work”
Oh hello, 6 month old — when the heck did that happen?? I took a brief break from my “3 Things Learned…” posts, but couldn’t pass up this milestone and opportunity to share a few thoughts as Benjamin hits half a year.