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Pregnancy announcement - made in the USA

Giving birth to hope (and a baby)

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I had a day last week filled with both excitement and dread. The dread ended up deflating itself once brought into the light of day, leaving me only with excitement.

Selah - pause and listen

Selah: Pause and Listen

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  I’ve claimed Christianity as my own more than 16 years now. Sometimes it feels like my whole life and yet I have to remember that it’s only a microblink

I Am From by Adriel Booker

I Am From

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 _____ I am from long hair and bushy ‘fro and Jesus People and community living. I am from wine country with no wine, bare feet, and flowered clothes. I am

This ground is holy

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{written April 6, 2013}   I thought she would be an opal baby like her mama. But October never seemed so far away. She’s a diamond now and I like

He is with us. Really.

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  {written April 5, 2013 } Friends, I wrote the story of our baby’s death in the early morning hours of last night – the day of my surgery –

Pregnancy loss - miscarriage at 13 weeks. My last day with our baby.

The day I lost my baby

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Trigger warning: Death, miscarriage, pregnancy loss, D & C. Disclaimer: Writing (and posting) this account is part of my process of dealing with my grief. It is long and raw

The proposal

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His idea was big, bold, and public. Unbeknownst to him my idea was quiet, intimate, and sentimental. But he was the one with the ring so… I got my proposal