We all know the familiar quote, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again!” This quote can be such a motivator when you are determined to achieve a degree, go for the Olympic gold, or move up in your career. The words even egg you on if you are trying to win the Publisher’s… Continue reading Titus II Part 4: An Interview with Carrie Huebner on Helping Those Living with Infertility
Anyone who knows us knows that we like to travel and, doing so, we tell others about Elizabeth Ministry and RECLAiM. Anyone who knows us well knows that we just returned on November 22nd from a month in New Zealand and two weeks in the Sydney-Canberra areas of Australia, doing precisely that, as well as… Continue reading Sharing Good News Beyond the Pond and Prayer Needs
Losing our baby ripped my world apart and it felt like it would never, ever be quite right again. In the years since I’ve realized that while the grief lessened and the wound healed, the life – and loss – of that baby changed me forever.
We are far from where we need to be but the movement has been growing for years and is finally making some headway in mainstream birth. But just as it is true that mothers have the right to a dignified birth and true evidence based care, they also have a right to that when it comes to miscarriage.
Did you ever think that you were Super Mom? As a mom of many close-together children, it was an easy fantasy for me to fall into. As a young mom, I would set my goals high, “burn the candle at both ends,” and “never say die.” After a while the Super Mom fantasy took… Continue reading Super Mom Meets Ordinary Mom
Recently, a good friend of mine was asking myself and my husband about how we get through the challenging period of early pregnancy with morning sickness. He was asking on behalf of some other friends of his who were in the midst of it, just as we were. The wife felt ill and fatigued most… Continue reading The Good Example of Zechariah and Elizabeth
I’ve noticed a trend lately. It’s probably been there for years, maybe even decades, but maybe I’ve just noticed it since entering motherhood myself, and perhaps I’ve become especially attuned since working at Elizabeth Ministry International. It’s the habit that our culture has of commenting on, asking about, and even passing judgement on people’s family… Continue reading Do You Realize What You’re Asking Me?