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waiting in the dark

I attended a funeral yesterday for a beautiful, successful, straight-A high school student of my former school in Maryland.  My younger sister, who attends the school now, was devastated by this girl’s death; she described her as “the nicest person.”  … Continue reading

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turning 2

I saw a new look on my baby girl’s face last week.  I thought I knew all her faces, but I was wrong!  Sheer delight, awe, and a bit of shyness all mixed together when everyone started singing and I … Continue reading

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writing our little books

“A talented woman was asked by a friend, ‘Why have you never written a book?’ ‘I am writing two’ was the quiet reply.  ‘I have been engaged on one for ten years, the other five.’ ‘You surprise me!’ the friend … Continue reading

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relapse

Two thoughts: 1) I never really intended this blog to be about my personal postpartum and miscarriage issues, but so be it. 2) I wonder if it’s weird that I write about it.  Or helpful. I hope helpful. If my … Continue reading

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some days, you’re just sad

So expressive, isn’t she? I had a sad day today.  I guess there are just some like that.  I haven’t had one in a while … like for a couple of weeks.  Which is pretty good, considering. A man at … Continue reading

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out of the miry bog

“I waited patiently for the LORD; He inclined to me and heard my cry. He drew me up from the pit of destruction,  out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure. He … Continue reading

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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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