This post contains affiliate or associate links with several businesses (which means if you shop through the links, I earn a small commission). As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Saint Gianna is a wonderful soul to go to when we desire extra prayers. Many women who hope to become mothers pray to Saint Gianna and ask for her intercession. Personally, my husband and I asked … [Read more...] about Gifts Inspired by Saint Gianna
Dear Beautiful Woman Longing to Be a Mother
Dear Beautiful Woman Longing to Be a Mother I feel compelled to write to you . . . because boy, I remember being there. I recall thinking about how I "played house" as a child. I wanted more children than my playmates. They wanted a "boy and a girl" . . .I wanted at least five. I remembered that one year Santa brought me a cradle and a doll and lots of clothes and the baby bottle. It was … [Read more...] about Dear Beautiful Woman Longing to Be a Mother
From Cross to Blessing: 3 Hardships that Actually Make Life Better
Have you ever gone through a time in your life where you just wished you could see how it all worked out in the future? Often when we struggle, we hear people say, "Everything happens for a reason." I have refrained from punching those people many times. You? There were times in my life where I wished I could fast-forward, or at least look into a magic mirror and see how it all panned out. I … [Read more...] about From Cross to Blessing: 3 Hardships that Actually Make Life Better
Infertility: Carrying the Cross with Hope
This post contains affiliate links. Please see my About Me page for details. "Don't know what you've got, til it's gone." "The grass is always greener on the other side." We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. Thomas Fuller Health in not valued until sickness comes." Thomas Fuller Numerous sources say one in eight couples battle infertility. I couldn't tell you how … [Read more...] about Infertility: Carrying the Cross with Hope
Prayer, Wine, Chocolate, Easter.
For years my husband and I longed to have children. When holidays came around, our desire for a family intensified. It didn't seem right for two adults to sit around dying Easter eggs. The absence of a child was, well . . .a downer. In our effort to keep our spirits high, my husband and I gave one another Easter baskets. And now, we have a child! And this year, finally . . . he's old enough to … [Read more...] about Prayer, Wine, Chocolate, Easter.
Waiting Without Worrying
Waiting. The sheer thought of it is boring. Waiting in line. Waiting for test results. Waiting for prayers to be answered. Waiting for dreams to come true. Waiting for “this to shall pass” because, whatever it is, it sucks. I feel like God put me in “Waiting Boot Camp” several times in my life. Waiting to meet the man of my dreams. Waiting to become a mother. Waiting to see if and when we will … [Read more...] about Waiting Without Worrying