Back to Normal

Back to Normal

Those first few weeks after learning of the loss of our unborn baby, I found myself living in this tension–on the one hand, I never wanted to move past the deep feeling of grief. I didn't want my baby to be forgotten. There's also a strange comfort in the early stage of grief in that no one expects anything else from you during that time–they know you are grieving,

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What Can Make Me Whole Again?

What Can Make Me Whole Again?

Many of you likely know the famous hymn, “It Is Well With My Soul,” by Horatio Spafford. The story behind Mr. Spafford penning these beautiful lyrics is gut-wrenchingly tragic. His four daughters and wife were on a boat on the Atlantic, heading to Great Britain. On the way...

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You Are Held

You Are Held

You'd think I wouldn't be surprised by something that I already said and anticipated happening–that grief isn't a neat and tidy progression of many steps forward and no steps backward. 

In many ways I have felt up for things I used to do–being around people, going out somewhere by myself–but this week, the grief hit me hard again...

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