This.Is.Icing.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Amy’s Story: Our daughter Claire was 20 months old when my husband and I surprisingly discovered we would be expecting again. What we planned as a celebration weekend…

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Walking on Eggshells

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Jennifer’s Story: I know what it’s like to keep a secret about something I felt too ashamed to admit. I also know the freedom of confiding in a…

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Releasing My Daughter

Thursday, October 2, 2014

April’s* Story: We moved to Texas from a small town in the north east. It was a tough move for our four kids, especially our 17-year-old daughter Ellie….

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Relating to My In-Laws

Monday, August 25, 2014

Nina’s* Story: Days after the birth of my son, my mother-in-law listed her grievances against my husband and me over the past years. Her guilt-ridden statements conveyed her…

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Learning to Like My Teenager

Monday, March 10, 2014

Jasmine’s* Story: I never expected to dislike my own daughter so much! She went from being my precious toddler to being a rebellious, ungrateful teenager. I could not…

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God, Why Won’t You Heal?

Monday, October 28, 2013

Ginna’s Story: A little over 7 years ago my world was forever sweetly rocked when Grace Anne came into this world. In the midst of having a very…

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Suicide Impacted My Family

Monday, October 28, 2013

Elizabeth’s Story: I haven’t written about Matt in almost twenty years. My charming, gifted older cousin committed suicide when I was 22 and he was a young lawyer…

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Losing My Sister’s Friendship

Monday, October 28, 2013

Jordan’s* story: I’d seen the sad movies, and sat across many a cafe table from a teary-eyed young woman suffering from a broken heart. Happily married to my…

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Post-partum Panic

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Suzan’s Story: After years of struggling with infertility, God finally provided His special gift of a little girl named Faith. She was the perfect child. She slept well,…

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My Marriage Came Back to Life

Friday, October 25, 2013

Taylor’s* Story: I met my husband in seminary while working towards a Masters degree. We graduated with our Masters’ and Greg went on to get a Ph.D. Today,…

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My Childhood Chaos

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Elise’s* Story: My parents divorced when I was 6 and I have no memory of them together. My Mom, who had been a stay-at-home mom, was suddenly a…

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Sharing with My Sisters

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Cathy’s* Story: I could never have imagined such a good gift from God would come to me and my sisters through one of my patients. When Laura contacted…

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Devastating Diagnosis with Blessings

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Jamie’s Story: In August of 2001, I woke with numbness in my right leg. During the next several months other disturbing sensations and physical issues would occur. After…

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Facing Abandonment

Friday, August 2, 2013

Bonnie’s* Story: Abandonment is a hard word to accept as part of your life. I am nearly 60 years old and still struggle with abandonment issues. My father…

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