Becoming a Fortress Family

There was a time when I even questioned getting married and having kids at all--I was leaning toward it being a bad idea. No one who was married seemed happy through my teenager eyes. But then I saw the beautiful example a peculiar family; they were like nothing I'd ever seen. They loved, and laughed, and played and seemed genuinely happy. I wanted to know why.

Kintsugi — The Art of Being Broken

It's "a simple truth: you will get hurt. Life will throw you for a loop and give you whiplash. It will cut you, bruise you, break you. That’s just how it is."

"Here’s another truth: you will heal. Your cuts will close up. Your bruises will fade. Even your broken heart will mend. That’s just how it is. But you won’t be the same as you were before. You’ll be even better."

Give Me Children, or Else I Die!

Growing up, the greatest desire of my heart was to be married and have a large family.  My husband and I couldn't wait to begin our family!  Things didn’t work out like we hoped they would.  We struggled for years with infertility.  After months, then years of disappointment, I could so relate to Rachel in … Continue reading Give Me Children, or Else I Die!