Category Archives: Miscarriage

When Hope Just Seems Scary

Ann wrote today on why it’s worth it to keep on hoping…
And I’m thankful for the reminder, because while I certainly have great hope in many things, lately, I have been afraid to hope…


When we were expecting Haydon, “Hope” was on the list of potential girl names. And then, this past March, I thought “maybe this is our

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and again

My calendar just reminded me:

I have an appointment this week. Thursday morning.


With a midwife.


It was supposed to be my first one – that one where you meet, and share all the background info, and it’s a bit too early to check for a heartbeat yet, and you leave with a requisition for blood work and a bit of a let-down feeling, ’cause

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finally I know
reality setting in
as blood trickles down

…even so, it is well…

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Hope Springs Eternal

still in womb

empty tomb


dare I?

hope and pray
for my own story

Would love to have you join me in prayer…for peace, whatever the outcome

*update – because I’m a space-case these days I mistook a message

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Some Things Just Suck

Today has been hard.
It’s funny – yesterday, I was great. All ready to embrace whatever came my way, remembering that “suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.  And hope does not put us to shame” (Rom 5:3-4), ready to be refined by this process.

While that’s still true, today I’m

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