Monthly Archives: June 2011

one month later

“For this slight momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison…”  (2 Corinthians 4:17) It’s been just over a month since our miscarriage.  It sounds like a lot of time, but it feels like … Continue reading

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garden therapy

I think everyone needs a garden in which to escape.  It is really good therapy. I mean, unless you don’t like gardening, in which case, obviously, you should choose some other hobby. It is also helpful to have someone watch your kids, … Continue reading

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grief, interrupted

My four-year-old has a way of making me laugh.  Take yesterday, for instance, when he got home from a five-day stint at his grandparents’ house.  One of the first things he said to me was that Daddy had to stop … Continue reading

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there is no shadow of turning

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.”  (James 1:17) “As the sun is the same in nature and influences, … Continue reading

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mourning, again

On Friday we learned that our little unborn baby had gone home to be with the Lord. Inexplicably, our baby had no heartbeat and had stopped growing at about 13 weeks’ gestation.  I was 16 weeks pregnant.  We also learned … Continue reading

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