National Infertility Awareness Week – Day 6

It is is Day 6 of National Infertility Awareness Week and we reflect on #miscarriage and #infertility. Today, let’s remember that there are mothers and fathers all around us, many of whom carry the grief of child loss. 🙏❤️ Infertility Fact:As many as 50% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage, most often before a woman misses a menstrual period or … More National Infertility Awareness Week – Day 6

Dwell in Hope

Somewhere between my husband’s second snooze button and the dog demanding her ‘good morning’ pets at the side of the bed, my eyes always catch a glimpse of a sign on the wall opposite of my bed. I purchased the sign a few months ago. Its white whimsical letters are a necessary reminder to me … More Dwell in Hope

Good Grief

A spider’s web is stronger than it looks. Although it is made of thin, delicate strands, the web is not easily broken. Charlotte’s Web One needn’t be an outdoor adventurer to enjoy the beauty of nature: the powerful rhythm of the ocean, the sunlight gleaming off freshly fallen snow, or the cool shade from an … More Good Grief

On Hope and Miracles

“To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.” – G.K. Chesterton When I tell friends in Catholic circles about our minute prospects for biological children, and the lack of any ethical option for having biological children, a response I … More On Hope and Miracles

Always Expecting

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. In fact, it was supposed to be completely different. I glance a few feet from me to the Christmas tree, decked with ornaments my husband and I each brought from “another life,” and those we share as witnesses to a union that took us by surprise. Our first … More Always Expecting