Story for Gateway Church

On December 3, 2011, I took a very important test. The results of this test would affect how my life would look like for not just years, but for the whole of the rest of my life. Praise God -- I got exactly the test result I had wanted.We were going to have a baby.let

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Forever is too far away

 How quickly time passes. I blink. It's been an hour. A week. A month. A year. When you left, time should have stood still. It didn't. Forever is too far away. Don't get me wrong. I want forever with you. But I also want today. Today and tomorrow and tomorrow's tomorrow. But I only get

An open letter to the WIC office, and any other person that wants to bring up adoption around my daughter

Dear WIC lady (or anyone else that wants to talk adoption with me in front of my adopted kid), I appreciate that you want to have a dialogue about adoption. As mother who believes that all children deserve a home, and that foster children are worthy of adopting, I appreciate the opportunities I am generally

Microblog Monday: Of memories gone so soon

So as of last week, I have gone an entire year without getting pregnant and having a loss. I reached a goal. Leading up to our date I felt good. I felt like I have come so far in a year. I feel like the break from pregnancy and the (sorta) break from grief has been

A letter to the mom with the really hard kid

Hey there mama.I just wanted to send you a short note to tell you I get it.That crying your eyes out late at night because you feel like you were too harsh during the day. Life just escalated, emotions escalated, and you were asked 10 times too many to get that vitamin when you already