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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The Wait List – Charia

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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Simple Talk for Difficult Situations

This post may not seem applicable to your life but stick with me. Maybe you aren’t going through a difficult time, but I guarantee you know someone, who knows someone, that needs this, and you can be their messenger. Why is this important? Difficult situations are not to be ignored. That’s when our friends, family,…

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The Wait List – Nikita

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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Dense Fog Ahead

We were climbing Mount Pisgah in Eugene, OR. We started our hike early in the morning to get in as many miles as we could. At the base of the mountain, it was overcast, but clear. About halfway up, we started to notice some dense fog. We didn’t know if the clouds would clear once…

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What Time is It?

Galatians 6:9 NIV – Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. I am excited to share this verse with you because it is the seed I chose to plant in my life. You can learn more about this…

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Farmer’s Daughter Part 3

To recap, in Farmer’s Daughter Part 2, we talked about the importance of choosing the right seeds and the thoughts they grow in our hearts and minds. Now that we have our seeds picked out, let’s get to planting so we can watch them grow! Where to Plant Where a farmer plants is just as important…

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Farmer’s Daughter Part 2

Last week, Farmer’s Daughter Part 1, I talked about the many similarities between farming and our lives; specifically waiting and the process it takes. With that foundation laid, it’s time to move to the next step of picking of our seeds. It Starts with a Seed Before my dad can get into the field to…

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Farmer’s Daughter Part 1

Farming has been a part of my family for four generations. My parents currently farm over 1,000 acres of corn and soybeans. Ry and I help every so often, and when we aren’t getting semis stuck in the mud or scratching grain carts (all true stories), we sit in awe of what farmers do. They…

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Here Comes the Bride Part 2

Last week, in Part 1, I shared the idea of creating a vision statement for your family. Today, I want to share the journey Ry and I took to get to ours. Our vision statement is based upon the Bible verse Romans 5:1-2 and represents what our relationship is all about, GRACE. You can read…

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