Photo Credit: Jon Beall I don’t think it was until the third year of our Advent celebration as a married couple that I started to struggle as much with the Christmas season. In the years prior, I thought “who knows where we’ll be at this time next year?” However, by the third year, my thoughts […]
I was on the cusp of going live with this series and I was at the losing end of a two week wait. The irony of the situation was not lost on me. If I had chosen to waste the money, I would have been on the losing end of a three minute eternity. I […]
—Thank you so much for joining us in this Advent series! I pray it will be a blessing to you.
I discovered Natasha Metzler quite by accident. Or providence, if you prefer. Someone had linked this incredible post of hers on Pinterest, and I became an immediate follower. I am so grateful that Natasha is willing to add her voice to our Advent series. I know you’ll be blessed by what she’s written here. Sparkles […]
We’re wanderers, we waiters.. we shift and shuffle from this foot to that. We pace the narrow space we’re waiting in, stare out the window awhile; and sometimes, when the waiting becomes too much and worry has overwhelmed us too long, we wander. Infertility makes us wander. Singly-focused on one desire, impatience makes us wander. […]
Peace is coming!
One of the most unexpected blessings from my infertility journey is my friend Dawn. When you travel a lonely road like infertility, you hardly expect to meet some of your dearest friends. Since we met at an infertility retreat in 2006, Dawn has been a dear and precious friend to me. Our friendship is characterized […]
It was early December when I slipped on my boots and coat and, camera in hand, stepped out into freshly fallen winter. The sun was masked behind a low, grey snow-filled sky but the day was brightly blanketed in white. Settling my camera strap around my neck I listened to the quiet scrunch of snow […]
Dear Longing Heart, Despite the hustle and bustle inherent at this time of year, let us begin quietly. Let us walk through our worship today with a single, quiet prayer simmering in our hearts. ‘Come, Lord Jesus. Come.’ You don’t need to raise your hands or even wear a smile. Today, at the start of […]