Where to Find Shelter

We’ve all been there before, caught in an unexpected rain shower. What is the first thing you typically look for when that happens? Shelter. And why is that? You’re trying to find a place for coverage or protection. A building or structure to keep you safe. While buildings provide great coverage for our physical health,…

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The Wait List – Amanda

The Wait List features guest posts from people just like you and me, all sharing a coming thread of you guessed it, waiting. No one wants to be on the wait list, but through these features, I hope you find encouragement and see all the miraculous ways God works through us during that time. If you…

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He Still Does Miracles

As you know, Ry and I have been hoping and praying for the miracle of getting pregnant for over three years. While we’re still waiting, these words from Beth Moore capture the perspective we should take while waiting and wondering on our miracle. “Jesus still works miracles. Normally you’ve got to need a miracle to…

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Lessons Learned From Infertility

I told God if waiting for kids is part of our story, I want to get the most out of. I want to allow Him to transform me during this time. I do not want to waste my wait. I thought I would share some of the lessons I’ve learned and relearned while Living in the Wait.…

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When the Water Stops Working

We live in an older home and lately, I feel like it’s been falling apart. This summer our air conditioner stopped working, we have a leak we can’t locate and just last week, our water softener started acting up. Of course, this happened on a Friday, after 5 pm, so we had to wait until…

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The Fear and Excitement of New Beginnings

Last weekend, thousands of incoming freshmen moved to campus as school started at the university in our community. I was doing my part as a golf cart driver transporting student’s belongings from their vehicles to their dorms. Seeing all the new faces on campus I sensed an air of fear and excitement. For many of…

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Your Details Matter to God

I love details, which works out great being an event planner where details are my job. Maybe that’s why I love the song, “Details” by Sarah Reeves; although, I think it has more to do with the fact that it reminds me how much our Heavenly Father cares about the details of our lives. Just…

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8 Ways to Be Your Own Advocate – Part 2

Today, let’s get tactical + practical about advocating to make it happen in your own life. I included eight points I’ve learned along the way, but know there are many others. This list is not exclusive, so what else would you add? Get caught up by reading – Why’s It’s Important to Be Your Own Advocate –…

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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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Medical Update

I know I have not talked about the medical part of our journey very much, but a few weeks ago we had another doctor appointment and the timing felt right to share more. My hope is that it will help others dealing with infertility, especially unexplained, and provide valuable information. So much of what I’ve…

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