Category Archives: On Learning to HOPE

Quite the Journey Together

A week less than 9 months ago, my good friend and her husband sat with me on my guest bedroom floor. They had just flown in from Minnesota for a visit, and we were catching up. At one point, my … Continue reading

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Stages of Pregnancy … Not My Own

I am becoming an expert on the stages of pregnancy. Sadly, not my own, since neither of mine have gotten much further than pee on a stick, get excited, bond a little tiny bit with the essence of the being … Continue reading

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I Echo David …

Give ear to my words, O Lord, consider my sighing. Listen to my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray. In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay … Continue reading

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Packing Up HOPE

A week ago yesterday, I packed up HOPE. I was done, that was it–no more. Erik and I had been informed of yet another pregnancy–yet another pregnancy that wasn’t ours’, that didn’t seem “fair” and that caused us to ask, … Continue reading

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He is "I AM" … No Matter What I Ask.

As a blogger, if I can really call myself that, I tend to mull over my blogs for a few days before I actually form them into words that appear on this screen. For a few days now, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Hope Forever

if you knew me a long time ago, say high school or even early college, you would never believe what i did last night. I’m not sure what got me thinking about it, let alone actually doing it. in fact, … Continue reading

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