• Infertility,  Miscarriage,  Pregnancy

    Healed from Infertility: Our Rainbow Baby

    I can’t explain the despondency I was feeling around the beginning of October. As we crept into the beginnings of the month, I was anticipating what would have been the first birthday of the baby we lost, and thinking a lot about what may have been. My husband and I had been going to a specialist for infertility since January and every trip yielded more depressing facts. When one problem improved, another unraveled. Here it was… October…. and if it didn’t work by November, the next step in the process would have required procedures my husband and I object to. I knew that in four weeks, I would hear the…

  • Life as a Wife

    The Grocery Fairy & Miracles

    As a general rule of thumb I believe it is good sense to learn how to manage with what you have, without expecting special miracles.  There are times and places where the Lord knows we truly need “BIG BANG” miraculous help or provision, but, for day to day living we must practice wisdom and discretion with what we already have. When you are broke, you stretch what you have as far as you can stretch it. When you are sick, you use what you have on hand, or what you can afford, to help you through it. When all you have to eat is chicken, you make chicken AWESOME in…