E+DAY July 2021 – How Your Story Can Encourage Others

One of the main reasons I started Living in the Wait was to share my story in hopes of bringing encouragement to someone else navigating a similar journey. So many have shared their own stories with me and each one taught me so much and most of all, encouraged me. Your Story Can Encourage Others…

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Mother’s Day 2021: What It Means to Me to Be a Mom

As I reflect on Mother’s Day this year, one word comes to mind: Humbling. Humbling Plain and simple, celebrating Mother’s Day with my daughter on my lap, is nothing short of a miracle to me. The very notion that I would be fortunate enough to bear that title to a child of my own is…

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National Infertility Awareness Week 2021

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. #whatiwantyoutoknow This year’s theme is #whatiwantyoutoknow. Did you know that 1 in 8…

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Happy 3rd Anniversary Living in the Wait

My “come to Jesus” moment happened Fall 2017 while picking up sticks in our yard. It was 2.5 years into our infertility journey and I was exhausted by it all. It was here, my heart softened and God gave me the idea to start Living in the Wait. ⁠ ♥️From the moment He planted that…

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While I Wait: A Fellowship of Christian Athletes Campaign

I recently had the opportunity to work with our local SDSU/Brookings-Area Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization as copywriter for an upcoming campaign. I’m so grateful to my friend and pastor, Bruce Johnson, for asking me to be involved and trusting me to share this message. Writing the script for this video was a humbling experience…

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Fertility Fast Class – 3 Life Changing Ways to Pray During Infertility

We all know infertility is more than doctor appointments. It’s also about the day to day stuff, like supporting your spouse, managing relationships, wrestling with your faith, coping with a rollercoaster of emotions, working with insurance, etc. Fertility Fast Class  As I unwrapped all the “stuff” infertility involves I often felt exhausted, on information overload, confused…

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Happy 6th Wedding Anniversary

Today we celebrate our sixth wedding anniversary. One of my favorite things we did after we got married, was to write down all the special moments that happened throughout the day. We wanted to be able to look back and reminisce about all that happened to make our day truly ours. Below are a few…

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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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