When Weakness Becomes Strength

"...For when I am weak, then I am strong." ~ 2 Corinthians 12:10 This statement made by Paul sounds very much like a contradiction at first. How can someone be strong when they are weak? Is it possible for strength to be born out of weakness? But God has been teaching me the truth of…

A New Song

I must admit, today didn't start off well. I woke up feeling tired, discouraged, and more than a little hopeless.It wasnt like something really negative had occurred, or like I had nothing to be grateful for - because that was far from the truth. It was just that my hormones and emotions were pulling me…

Praising in the Valley

I thought I was doing okay. I just celebrated my birthday with my family. I received some thoughtful gifts. My husband took a few days off to spend time with me. But it hit today. What hit, you may ask? Depression did. The force of it overwhelms me at random. It drags me down into…

When Things Don’t Go As Planned

My husband and I were hoping to try IVF (In Vitro Fertilization). Since nothing else was working, we thought it'd be the logical next step for us. But we weren't expecting a crazy "rest" cycle in between. A rest cycle in which I just ovulated today, on day 56. A rest cycle where we were…