“I hope you don’t think I was staring. It’s just that you are due the same time I was supposed to have my baby...” That very first day I met Amanda, her transparent and tender heart became very evident. At the time, my swollen belly was unable to hide the child growing within. Her stomach was vacant- and her heart broken...
Vintage Wisdom: with Kathy Johnston
Vintage Wisdom is a series of interviews with women in our church who are graciously willing to share what they have learned throughout their decades worth of walking with God.
Vintage Wisdom: with Laura Adams
Vintage Wisdom is a series of interviews with women in our church who are humbly willing to share what they have learned throughout their decades worth of walking with God. They met my list of thirty-three, real-life questions with raw, unshielded responses filled with personal successes, failures, and a conviction in their voice that can only come from a life in love with their Savior. My only regret is that you could not all sit in and hear the uncondensed form of these ladies’ wisdom that I was able to extract over a cup of coffee...
To Have & Not Hold
by Randi Peck I sit on my couch, holding my newborn son. My heart feels like it will explode, it is so full. I watch my beautiful daughter enthusiastically swaddle and “shush” her dolly to sleep. I share a glance with my husband that communicates more love than many women receive in an entire lifetime. Our friends have just surprised us with a kitchen full of groceries, to welcome us home from the hospital. I couldn’t be more blessed. And then, my throat begins to tense in anxiety.
by Mekela Ulrich A few weeks back my little Otto Bear was dedicated to Jesus. I love this little guy so stinkin’ much! He’s fun and smiley, and when he laughs, he exudes joy! He makes his brother and sister smile when they are crying…it’s an amazing trick I’ve discovered! Right before this little guy got put in my womb –very strategically- I had a miscarriage... CLICK ON PHOTO TO KEEP READING...