Category Archives: On Faith and this Life

Can I Make 2016 “The Year”?

My mind screamed for a break from the work I was doing, even though I’d finally gotten into a good flow, and probably should have stayed focused. But that’s how my world is now, right? Unfocused. Scattered. Distracted. Tired. So … Continue reading

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Dealing With Loss

Originally posted on ERIK LINDEEN:
Last week, my wife and I experienced the pain and loss of our fourth miscarriage. To be honest, I’m still coming to grips with it.  I was just starting to get excited about the idea…

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Marked with Infertility

Bear with me, it has been a while. My Trying to Conceive history: Easy conception in December of 2006 and then a 10 week “missed” miscarriage. D&C. Doctor discovered a septate in my uterus. Nurse incorrectly advised me to “go … Continue reading

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“Hello, God, Answers Please?”

Many moms have commented on the blessing I enjoy of having my kids in a wonderful daycare. And yes, it’s a blessing! I’m so grateful to work from home, with such flexibility, with a lady who loves my kids I … Continue reading

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When You Finally Get the “NO”

People always say “Oh, God’s never not answering you. His answer is just ‘not yet’.” People say “It’s in times of waiting, hoping, dreaming, wishing, begging for answers that we are shaped, molded, and challenged to trust.” People encourage “Just keep … Continue reading

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Plodding through the Airport

I’m plodding I thought this to myself as I traipsed through yet another airport. Is that an output of my state of mind right now? YES. I’m plodding. I’m not strolling, skipping, speed-walking … But plodding. If you know me, … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Half-Lying

“God is sovereign!” We’ve all said it. Complain, complain, critique, question, complain … “But it’s all good–God is sovereign!” I’m know I’m guilty of it. Saying that TRUTH but not wholeheartedly believing it. I mean, I BELIEVE God is sovereign. … Continue reading

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