Stacey’s Story: Finding God, finding hope, after a miscarriage

Thanks so much Stacey for being so open and vulnerable with your faith during your time of loss. Sending love ...Rachel“When God doesn’t do what we want, it’s not easy.  Never has been.  Never will be.  But FAITH is the conviction that God knows more than we do about this life and He will get us

Court today

Court is in the morning.I filled out our court report tonight. It is an awkward document to fill out because it asks innocuous questions like: "how has the child adjusted to the new home, and are the expectations of the foster family being met?"And so I try my best to answer in a way that

Christmas this year

It is past 1 am on Christmas Day, and I have a 7 am service in the morning.I should be sleeping. Instead, I am thinking of how different this Christmas is from the last several. Yes, I miss our babies that aren't here with us. But the miss isn't as strong, isn't as overwhelming as it once

The radio program is done and the links are here!

Thank you everyone as you thought of me or prayed for me as I was interviewed by Shellie Nichol on her radio program, Amazing Hope Radio. Here are the links to listen to the recording:https://soundcloud.com/shellienichol/god-leads-rachel-lewis-her-husband-to-foster-and-adopt-after-a-series-of-tragic-pregnancy-losseshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/amazing-hope-radio/id869723693?mt=2&ign-mpt=uo%3D4I go over our experience with HELLP. Our ruptured ectopic with Olivia, and the grief following that. The subsequent 3 miscarriages. How

Grief in the media? It’s total BS. And I’m calling it for what it is.

We have a cute little Charlie Brown Christmas tree this year. It's small, has lots of gaps, and didn't exactly come at a price to match. But still. It's ours. And it was fun to put on some hot cocoa and decorate with the kids. (Well, partially decorate. I let them put on the non-breakable ornaments.)After the