"You'll Understand When You Have Kids": 10 Things Not To Say To A Mom of An Angel Baby

"You'll Understand When You Have Kids": 10 Things Not To Say To A Mom of An Angel Baby

If I had a nickel every time I've been asked when I'm having kids, I'd probably have... a few dollars worth of nickels. And with those nickels, I'd embarrassingly frustrate a barista with how many nickels I've brought in, and I'd buy a couple of iced lattes and sit and talk with a friend over these thoughts.

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The Gift Of Grief: 5 Truths Learned While Grieving

The Gift Of Grief: 5 Truths Learned While Grieving

"The Gift of Grief"

Can grief be a gift? What a bogus title, you say?

Yep, it felt weird typing it. 

Here's the thing. Jesus is doing some real things within my heart, and I have to share this with the desperate hope that your heart can feel touched or understood, or if I can make one person get the sense that they're not alone in this struggle.

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When You've Lost

When You've Lost

This feeling I felt when I lost my child, and also the glimpse of fear this mother felt, makes me wonder what God must have felt when he gave his only son to die on a cross and take the sins of the world to save us and bring us to Him.

I can't imagine. I can't shake that feeling.

The most perfect human, Jesus, not deserving death, but willing to take that on to save this broken world. How undeserving am I that God would give up his child?

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