Category Archives: Grief

I saw the cutest little boy today named Asher around the same age our son Asher would be now. I love that while these crazy babies of mine keep me tethered to the reality of the everyday, the hurting, the needy, the hungry, the searching, the dying, the crazy ones and where I find myself […]

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*I wrote this post mostly for my heart sake… it’s not a super sunny post and it kinda feels all over the place, but it’s what my heart is processing and wanted to write and remember. I don’t know why, but I love  In Memory Of  segments of shows like CBS Sunday Morning and Oscars and shows […]

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August 9th.   It’s a day that marks so much and yet as the years pass I find that it’s a day that I don’t fully know how to celebrate, morn, share, honor, or rejoice in. I feel like August 9th is a day of beautiful contradictories. Every year on this day I find myself busy […]

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Last week I shared just a little bit about the fears that we go through as parents who have lost a child even now 5 years later and I’m sure for many years to come.  But today I wanted to share about the overwhelming joys that have come because of being chosen to walk through […]

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Dan confessed to me the other day that whenever he checks on the kids at night or in the morning his hand is fearing touching the cold skin of a lifeless child. The blood rushed to my arms almost impulsively because I knew exactly what he was talking about. After you know what it is […]

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I heard the screen door slam behind me as I ran out to the front yard and gasped for air. I breathed in deep gulps of oxygen as if I had been holding my breath for hours. Once my lungs were filled they emptied back out in the form of sobs. I cried like I […]

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“Wow! You have your hands full.” I get that a lot as I’m sure you can imagine. I’ve started replying “Yes, but my Heart is very Full as well.” “How do you do it?”   It’s then that I wish I had more time than just for a passing comment. Because I would love to […]

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I’ve been wanting to write this post ever since we celebrated Asher’s 3rd birthday this August. I just haven’t had the time…. or really the words. But one of God’s precious gifts to me through the past 3 years has been being an expectant mommy to 4 babies and each time the closer they got […]

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I went to Raleigh back in January  as many of you know be with Angey when Cullen was born. Cullen Price is special in 1000 different ways to me but the main two would be that he’s my best friends firstborn… he’s what made my BFF a mommy!!! And the second would be that this […]

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This Christmas I have found myself enjoying the holidays much more than previous years. I think it’s because I don’t have a newborn in my house. The past two years I have had either a 3 week old or a 6 week old. Whew! I mean, there is a magic and amazement about having a […]

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I have used my backspace button a lot on this post already and it’s just the first line.  But how do I begin to write a brief post about my journey to motherhood? How can I briefly tell a story that is so crazy only GOD could write it and make it happen the way […]

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