Baby Journey Part 5: God Is Able To Save and I Will Praise

(This was written long before Eben’s birth, but I never got the chance to post it.  It has never meant more than it does at this moment.)

Continually God shows up! There are days when strength seems sapped and I wonder, oh Lord, what are you doing? And, instead of answering the burning question, his Spirit [...]

Baby Journey Part 4: From Life to LIFE

Since I was a little girl I have wanted to have one thing engraved on my tombstone (that is, if I actually have a tombstone): Swallowed up by LIFE.  I remember reading the verse (2 Cor. 5:4) and something inside me just knew that was it – that was what was going to happen when [...]

Baby Journey Part 3: Peace

Until you have experienced this life giving peace, I suppose it may seem illusive – impossible.  But, in the stillness, where the worry and wonder creep in, we have come to know peace and a calm like a deep, smooth sea.  There is indeed a peace that passes all understanding! (Phil. 4:7)

It had been several [...]

Baby Journey Part 2: When You Don’t Know Which End Is Up

Shortly after the seizure episode that placed me in a coma and sent my world into orbit I went to church with my parents.  I knew the experience had affected me to some degree, but I wasn’t quite prepared for what was coming.  As is usually the case, at this church, I was approached by [...]

Baby Journey Part 1: May it be to Me

Marked with briars and brambles, this journey has been home to clearings infused with peace where nothing makes sense, but everything seems good.  This is the place of surrender and God enables us daily to walk the next step in that plan.  As I wait for God to reveal His purposes through this situation I [...]