Dear Faith (on your 9th birthday)

Dear Faith, Time is a funny thing. We have no control over it, no matter how much we wish we did. We can't slow time to savor a special moment, or speed it up to reach a new destination. Yet time can feel like it passes in a blink of an eye or like it … Continue reading Dear Faith (on your 9th birthday)

Undefeatable Joy

Tomorrow is Christmas. The excitement in our house is palatable, and its not just the kids. Christmas is my favorite celebration and I love this whole season, which feels extra special at the end of this challenging year. It goes without saying that 2020 has been a difficult year, but to be perfectly honest, on … Continue reading Undefeatable Joy

Refined

Two days ago we celebrated Faith's 4th birthday. When I think about the journey we've been on since she was born, about who I am today in large part because of the work God did in my life through her,┬áthe word "refined" comes to mind. In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a … Continue reading Refined

Grief Is…

They say there are stages to grief and I imagine that is generally true, but since every individual person is different, I believe grief manifests itself in a variety of ways. In the days, weeks, and months after Faith died my grief took on many forms. And while I'm no expert, it is through my … Continue reading Grief Is…