In Matthew, Jesus said that if we have the faith even as small as a mustard seed, a mountain will move. He isn't asking for complete faith. He isn't asking for the world. Just a tiny bit of faith. Just an outstretched hand. The smallest inclination of trust.
Oh my darling, how loved you are. When I first saw that faint little pink line on the pregnancy test, I truly couldn’t comprehend it. I tested about a million times more in the following days, each time being more and more in awe.
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Someone said insanity is doing something more than once and expecting a different result. So why am I trying a 33rd time?
Sometimes everything just goes according to plan. All the pieces come together and you can’t help but think this is meant to be.
If one more person tells me some version of “just be patient” again, I might make them a hospital patient.
“Don’t lose hope!”
Thinking about expanding our family revolves around spreadsheets and budgeting tools. It revolves around calculators and FSA accounts and numbers that start to swim together on the screen as my eyes well up with tears.
Christmas is my favorite. While I am not the biggest fan of being cold, I love the sleepy atmosphere when all the trees and grass fall asleep under a blanket of snow. I love the bustle of people in the kitchen preparing food that could feed a small army. I love the excitement of finding the perfect gift for a difficult-to-buy-for family member. I love the giving nature people adopt and the smiles that are given so freely. The twinkling lights adorning homes and the smell of the fire and fir tree inside make me so content.
It’s not even a service they are selling. They’re selling dreams.