Giving = Gaining

I’ve been around giving most of my life and maybe you have too. Giving your time, money, heart, a listening ear, encouragement, gifts and more. While the concept of giving has remained the same for me, the meaning and purpose behind it has changed over the years, especially in our wait. Did you know one…

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It Takes a Village

You may have heard the common phrase; it takes a village to raise a child. I agree with that statement, but I would take it one-step further and say it takes a village to even have a child. When we initially began our infertility journey, I began doing a ton of research to educate myself…

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Same Power

Jeremy Camp is one of my all-time favorite artists. His acoustic shows are out of this world. When I think of our infertility journey, everything we have gone through and will continue to go through, I get overwhelmed and feel extremely powerless. This song, especially the refrain, is the encouragement I need to realize the…

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March E+DAY

Donuts are a staple in our household. Recently, we were at a local bakery getting ready to pay when a woman behind us slipped her credit card to the cashier to pay for our order. I told the cashier, “Wait, these donuts are ours.” The cashier politely laughed and the woman behind us replied that…

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Living Intentionally

My husband and I want our lives to be intentional. Synonyms include deliberate and purposeful. Putting it simply, your Yes means Yes and No means No. I like things to be black and white, so I identify with this very well, although life can be anything but sometimes. Believe me, I try my best to…

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Romans 8:37

Romans 8:37: No, in all these things, we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. What thing(s) are you going through right now? As many of you know, my thing is infertility. Reading that verse you may be thinking, I definitely don’t feel like feel a conqueror right now. I get it. When…

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The Lens of Life

I wear glasses/contacts and have an incredibly hard time seeing without them. My lenses put everything into focus and provide perspective so I can see what is going on around me. An incorrect prescription would cause all sorts of havoc because the images would be distorted. Our lives are no different. Being happy tends to…

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March Madness

The hubs and I love college sports. It was not always this way. When we first met, we were watching basketball and I asked him, “When is March Madness?” Dope! I promise I am more knowledgeable about it now! Fast forward to today, my husband and I are BIG University of North Carolina Tarheel basketball…

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