August E+DAY

It’s Back to School season where I live, and the shelves are full of school supplies and the racks are full of brand new clothes. For many families in our community, and maybe yours too, they’re unable to buy the necessary supplies for their kiddos to go to school. Many organizations sponsored Back to School…

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The Immeasurably More Ways of God

Ephesians 3:20 NIV – Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us. I really needed this affirmation this week…oh, who am I kidding, with our current situation going strong 3+ years, I’ve needed this message every single day!…

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Why It’s Important to Be Your Own Advocate – Part 1

This may sound inaccurate but YOU DO have some control on this wild ride called life. While I understand there are many things in life we can’t do anything about, we do have the power to make choices and learn things to help us on this journey.  It really comes down to one word: Advocate. …

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6 for 6 Sharing Challenge

It has been six months since I published my first blog post and made Living in the Wait public. Lives from around the world (over 40 different countries have visited the site) are being impacted and encouragement, resources and support are being shared for those dealing with infertility or other seasons of waiting. Life-changing work is…

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6 Month Bloggerversary

This month is a big milestone for Living in the Wait. Six months ago, I published my first blog post, and made our story of infertility and waiting officially public. WHAT? So much has happened since then and I want to thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for choosing to join me on…

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Brave Dreams of Being a Mom

Even though we are in the middle of our infertility journey, I still want to dream of being a mom. Maybe that sounds weird to say, but I haven’t really done this. For so long, infertility took away my desire to dream. Probably because I’m so consumed with trying to figure out how we can…

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The Importance of Hope

Romans 15:13 NIV – May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. A necessary companion during any season of waiting is hope. It is the one thing that inspires us to keep…

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Black Hills National Forest

Ry and I recently took a short vacay to Rapid City, South Dakota to go mountain biking in the Black Hills National Forest. We rented a cabin with my parent’s as well as several of my extended family, who were there to go four-wheeling. Life is an adventure and that’s exactly what happened! Visit me…

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Engagement Anniversary

I’m celebrating this a day early, but I couldn’t wait, as July 6 is our 4-year engagement anniversary. I can still remember it like yesterday… Ryan was going to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for a work conference and of course I wanted to tag along. Little did I know what he had planned once we got…

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