Gifts through Loss and Life

Last July, my family and I experienced great adversity. Creating confusion, doubts and suffering we learned of a pregnancy that had failed. In fact, I had just taken a test at home when some weeks later we were faced with our loss. I could never undermine the heartache, regardless of how premature it happened. All…

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First Best

As of late, my toddler has had an intense fondness for spending time with his daddy. If daddy is home, mommy is second best. I do my best to try to include myself in their activities. Instead, my son quickly shuns me by pushing me away, or shouting, “No, No, Mommy!”. To say this rejection…

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Hindrance to Holiness

Sometimes, I need a good cry session. This morning was good for that. Except, I try to hold my emotions inside while in front of my toddler. I dislike for him to see me cry because I know it distresses him too. I was hurting for some of my loved ones. And while I thought…

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Not Following Instructions

My husband and I moved into our house two and a half years ago. I was thrilled to be able to decorate its interior with no restrictions. One of my favorite projects was inspired by a little nook in our kitchen- the perfect locale for my vision of having a coffee station. Within a month…

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Peace Through the Pain of Your Past

To the one who feels unworthy. You have given your heart and body away to those you’ve loved. Time revealed that they didn’t love you back. Your vulnerability inflicted distrust toward them. Now, you’ve been left feeling dirty, insecure, and unwanted. To the one who feels shame. It seemed as nothing you ever did was right.…

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