An Open Invitation

Welcome to Springs in the Desert, the home of an apostolate dedicated to spiritually and emotionally supporting women and couples as they navigate the frustration, pain and difficulty of infertility. While our experiences are each unique to us, we are women who know how deeply felt the emotions surrounding infertility are, and we too experience... Continue Reading →

A God at Hand, Part I

I don’t know about you, but the experience of infertility has involved a lot of weeping for me - a whole lot of weeping, often in strange places, frequently in front of perfect strangers and about procedures both bizarre and invasive. On a fall day in 2006, I was weeping on the floor of a... Continue Reading →

Praising God When It’s Hard

Raise a glad cry, you barren one who never bore a child, break forth in jubilant song, you who have never been in labor, For more numerous are the children of the deserted wife than the children of her who has a husband, says the LORD. Is 54:1 Recently a friend and I shared some prayer... Continue Reading →

Stay

I’ve always been able to enter into the season of Advent fairly easily. As the days got shorter and weather colder, I felt free to give myself permission to join with Mary’s soul in the joyful expectation of our Lord’s birth and also the Second Coming. I fed off of the anticipation and appreciated the... Continue Reading →

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