Sometimes Lightning Does Strike Twice

Last Thursday we received the devastating news that our baby, a third little girl, has several serious complications. According to the doctors the prognosis is very poor and they told us that we should not expect this baby to survive. My heart ached as I absorbed the idea that this little girl, who we have … Continue reading Sometimes Lightning Does Strike Twice

Dear Faith

Dear Faith, Happy 5th birthday my sweet daughter! I can't believe it has been five years since I held you in my arms. It's funny, but ever since you were born I've pictured you in Heaven about the age you would be now. I don't know why but that's how I've often imagined you... a … Continue reading Dear Faith

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…