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How To Be Infertile: Cover Them with Grace…

My company planned a big ole celebration for our 20th anniversary. Tents, champagne, shrimp. I spent weeks crafting emails with news and fun trivia about the world as it had been when our co-founders started the company. We even had a playlist of songs from those early days. None of those things, with the exception

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Gratitude Friday: A Prayer for the Emptiness…

Father, we come, I come, today, with a heavy heart and a burdened soul for the women waiting for you to grow their family. I come longing for complete healing and restoration for their heavy hearts and burdened souls and the weight of the emptiness of their arms. Lord, we know this: You are good.

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How to be Infertile: The Do’s and Don’t’s…

Confession, we are deep into the college football season and, well, we love football around here so I’m gonna beg your forgiveness for the photos with shakers and team analogies and too much Aubie. Pinky promise, I did not start off this post about the Do’s and Don’t of Being Infertile with football in mind

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Infertility: So That, From Vacant to Overflowing…

Friends, the holiday season is upon us. When social media fills with adorable babies in really hot costumes, families in the pumpkin patch, Thanksgiving lists and hashtags, and then our mailboxes overflow with cards displaying smiling facing of families in their Christmas Card best. And it is so lovely and beautiful. But it is also

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Identity: Shopping and Shaming…

Friday night, Saffron and Dr set out for a date night attending the college wind symphony concert. Saffron wore a dress I’d bought her that day during a local thrift store shopping trip. It was a full size (and a half, even though I realize that’s not a thing) too big ensuring the dress touched

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My Lunch Money Offering…

Yesterday, I stood in worship with my church praying and pleading and praising the Lord for our small gifts, our little baskets of five loaves and two fish, our lunch money, being given at the foot of our King. Around me, my fellow church members stood, hands open, ready to give of their little and

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Gratitude Friday: But God Can…

Y’all, it’s been a rough week. I’ve had the plague and Saffron has had a serious case of the Snarkies. Some weeks are just like that, right? Things are off physically, the kids seem out of sorts for heaven only knows why, and we just can’t manage to get back on track. These are the

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Your One Big Thing and One Little Thing…

Last Thursday, I stepped out and did the thing God asked me to do last spring. Teach children. As the teachers were preparing for the first day, we were asked to share our worst and best day in our lives. That seems incredibly big, right? So most of us shared our worst and best from

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