If You Could…

I am working on a new blog post and want to hear from you! Question: if you could go back and give your teenaged self some advice, what would it be? Drop your answers below! Advertisements

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Our Both Hands Project

When I was 21 years old I traveled to Belize to participate in my first mission trip.

It was there that God broke my heart. He broke it into a million pieces and then in exchange he gave me his heart.

His heart for the orphans.

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Shut Your Mouth

Should those affected by child loss just “hush” and accept every comment thrown their way?

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The Problem With The Phrase “It Was God’s Will.”

In December of 2011 I stood next to a tiny casket. Inside the casket held my beautiful and fragile son. Four days earlier I had held him as he took his last breath. He didn’t make a sound because he was premature, but I knew when he left this earth. I felt it. As I […]

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Faith Actually: Living Life After Tragedy

My husband Ben and I have recently released our first book,  Faith Actually. You can find it here on Amazon. Faith Actually: Living Life After Tragedy is also available on Amazon Kindle Unlimited! Writing and releasing this book is such a milestone in our life. I wanted to take some time and explain what Faith […]

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Pray Big and Pray Hard

Learning to Pray Big and Pray Hard Today is December 1st. December is a hard month for my family, I’m not going to lie. December is the month all my precious children were born. It is also this month that my first child and only son, David,  passed away. December 18th, 2011. I have always […]

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A Letter to my Pre-Babyloss Self

  Above are two pictures. The first picture was taken while my Husband and I were engaged, before tragedy ever touched our lives. The second was taken this past summer, after the loss of our son and the rocky pregnancy and early birth of our daughter. After a full term birth with a second daughter. […]

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Sometimes the For Worse Comes Before the For Better

On June 12th 2010 I stood before a man I thought I couldn’t love more and vowed my life to him. I said the words that everyone knows by heart. The words so many little girls rehearse when they play pretend weddings. I said my vows “For better or for worse” and then I kissed […]

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Sometimes I shouldn’t listen

Hi all! I asked my mom to write a guest post for my current series “You’re failing as a mommy and other lies we tell ourselves.” She is an excellent writer and I hope you all are as blessed by her as I am! Follow her over on facebook at My LIfe As Diane and […]

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What I Wish People Knew About Losing My Son

Girl sitting on a bench

When tragedies occur it isn’t uncommon for a person to be told how strong they are. I remember when my son died I was told by numerous individuals that I was the strongest person they knew. I was tough. If only they were as strong as me. They wouldn’t be able to survive such a […]

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