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Miracle Monday: Is This a Test?

My New Years reading is the Purpose Driven Life, by Rick Warren.  I read it when it first came out but it is good to reread.  One of the points that was made was that “Life is a test”.  He explains how everything from our attitude in traffic to what we choose to spend our money on is a test, a test ... Read More »

Happy Birthday to my Little Fighter

Today is my son’s birthday.  He would have been 12-years-old today.  Our son Jacob was born at 24 weeks, weighing a little under 2lbs.  He spent 23 days in the NICU fighting for his life.  There were days it looked like he would make it, followed by days that were really rough.  He got NEC (Necrotizing enterocolitis) had surgery to repair ... Read More »

Miracle Mondays: Life

Here we are desperately trying to make a life, to bring one baby into the world and all those lives were lost on Friday.  There is nothing to analyze, nothing to make sense of.  It is horrible.  End of story. I can’t wrap my brain around it and so I decided to do what I can…pray.  I CAN pray for the ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: Book Recommendation

While I was doing some research I came across this book: Pregnant with Hope:  Good News for Infertile Couples by Susan Radulovacki I have not read it yet but it sounds so encouraging.  Check out her blog at: Pregnant with Hope -Cindy Read More »

Miracle Monday: The Role of Faith

“If your faith was stronger you wouldn’t be struggling so much.”  Have you heard that before?  “If you just trust God you will have your baby soon enough.”  How about that?  These are comments from well-meaning people, maybe even folks from the church, bu they can be hurtful.  The first implies we aren’t faithful enough or we would get our ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: You Survived Thanksgiving

See, you are stronger than you think!  You survived the Thanksgiving festivities.  You may even have allowed yourself to enjoy them!  Does anyone have any stories to share that would encourage other readers?  Were there times you started to feel anxious (intrusive questions being asked), envious (new niece/nephew), sad (seeing the kids table without your family represented)?  If you started ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: Thankful and Hoping

Thanksgiving is Thursday.  So you may hear all about how thankful you are supposed to be.  But you are not pregnant, or you just and a miscarriage, or you have been trying to get pregnant for more than 2 years and this is the third Thanksgiving that you have to sit through listening to everyone telling you how thankful you ... Read More »

While you Wait Wednesdays

This is a wonderful faith-based poem that is so inspiring: Wait by Russell Kelfer Desperately, helplessly, longingly, I cried; Quietly, patiently, lovingly, God replied. I pled and I wept for a clue to my fate . . . And the Master so gently said, “Wait.” Read the rest here: http://www.dtm.org/Poems/Wait.html -Cindy Read More »

Miracle Monday: Good Reads

This past year we have reviewed two faith-based books about the challenges of infertility: When the Cradle is Empty by John and Sylvia Van Regenmorter and Hannah’s Hope by Jennifer Saake Here are a few other wonderfully written faith-based books that you might consider reading: Empty Womb, Aching Heart by Marlo Schalesky The Infertility Companion by Sandra Glahn ThM and William Cutrer M.D. Moments for Couples Who ... Read More »

Miracle Monday

We finished up reading Hannah’s Hope last week so for Miracle Monday today I just wanted to share a quick inspiring story.  This past week there have been pregnant women EVERYWHERE!  It has been almost five years since I’ve completed my family and yet, for some reason this last week I got all choked up in the presence of all ... Read More »