2 Corinthians 4:10 – What the Death and Life of Jesus Show Us About Conflicting Emotions

2 Corinthians 4:10 – “We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body.” I’ve often struggled with the idea of having hope and despair floating in my heart at the same time. How can these conflicting emotions both be present? Key…

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Why the Message of Living in the Wait Applies Now More Than Ever

Here’s a truth bomb about waiting, we don’t get to choose what things in life we wait for or how long their going to last. We do get to choose how we wait, though. We’re in a very rare time in history where the whole world is waiting for the same thing. I think you…

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Mother’s Day 2020: A Day to Remember and Celebrate

Mother’s Day 2020 I Remember I remember wanting to celebrate this day so badly, yet not being able to get pregnant I remember the overwhelm I remember every tear I remember feeling so alone I remember being so mad at God I remember the hard to breathe kind of heartache I remember the uncertainty I…

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National Infertility Awareness Week 2020

While I’m not currently navigating infertility, it doesn’t change how important National Infertility Awareness Week is to me. Infertility will always be a part of my story. Therefore, I want to continue raising awareness and having discussions to help others navigate infertility. This year’s theme is #myinfertilitystory. Did you know that 1 in 8 couples…

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Mark 10:51 – Take the Risk and Speak Up Part 1

Mark 10:51 – “What do you want me to do for you?” Jesus asked him. The blind man said, “Rabbi, I want to see.” “Go,” said Jesus, “your faith has healed you.” Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road. I’d heard this verse before but never gave it much thought because…

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Two Year Blog Anniversary

Year two of Living in the Wait looked much different than I expected but my oh my, was it special. That’s because after 3+ years of infertility, we welcomed our baby girl, Crosbee, May of 2019. I took more time away from this community than I wanted or planned after her arrival, but I’m still…

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Tell Your Negative Beliefs You’re Movin’ On, Don’t Wait For Me

As many of you know, last year, after 3+ years of infertility, our daughter was born. Since then, navigating life as a family of three has required more grace than we originally expected. For that reason and many more, I’ve taken more time away from this community than I wanted. I’ll just admit it, one…

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3 Words to Summarize 2019

I’ve always enjoyed words; their definitions, the power they have to describe our feelings, their ability to encourage others and change lives. In 2018, I closed out the year by sharing three words that described it and found it fitting to continue the tradition for 2019! Unexpected This is a topic I’ve talked about before and…

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Happy 5th Wedding Anniversary

Today we celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary. Time has gone by WAY too fast! Ironic, considering all the waiting we did to get to our wedding day and beyond. HA! This is the first year since we’ve been married we get to celebrate this day as a family of three. While we’ll reminisce about our…

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The Wait List – Laura

What one thing were you waiting for? As long as I can remember I’ve wanted to be a mom. About a year after my husband and I were married we started trying to conceive a child. He was 30 and I 28 years old, so we were anxious to get pregnant quickly. But one month…

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