My Baby’s Name

My Baby’s Name

Christina’s* Story: I will never forget the buzz of the vacuum. Nor will I forget the insensitive nurse informing me, “this part shouldn’t hurt” as she forcefully pressed down on my abdomen while the life-sustaining water poured out, splashing on the floor. My...

From Fear to Fierce

Romans 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Transformation begins with focus. The old hymn is true; “Turn your eyes upon Jesus, look full in His wonderful...
A Dark Season of Depression

A Dark Season of Depression

Linda’s* Story: I came to know the Lord when I was thirteen years old. I continued to attend church and Bible study through high school; however, I never developed the deep roots that ground one’s faith for the trials in life. I went to college, but was...
Peace for a Pessimist

Peace for a Pessimist

Edna’s Story: On September 20, 2011, I frantically called my oldest sister who is a physician because I missed my monthly cycle. Assuming the worst, I told her I was perimenopausal and already started grieving not being able to have biological children for the...
Racked with Despair

Racked with Despair

Natalie’s Story: In December of 2012, my husband and I were very excited to find out we were expecting our second child. The pregnancy seemed to be going very well until I had a routine ultrasound performed at 3 months. My doctor called and informed me that our...