A Life Altered: a conversation between two women

Behold, children are a blessing from the Lord.  The fruit of the womb is a reward.  Like armies in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one’s youth.    -Psalm 127:3 “What am I going to do?” you whisper. “I am pregnant.” I nod. I smile. I want to tell you, “Be joyful.” But how can I, when fear is choking the breathe right out of you? And because I have wrestled that same fear, instead I tell...

My Two Favorite Things: Waiting and Planning

But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. ~ Isaiah 40:31 “I love sleep.  My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?”~ Ernest Hemingway Yes.  I do know.   We plan. God laughs.  How many times have I heard that particular phrase uttered by those...

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