{The following is a guest post by a dear person who accepted my invitation and request that she share her experiences from the dark abyss of suicide. I applaud her for her courage in writing, and I trust and pray that her words will reach even just one. Please understand that only gentle and loving comments on this delicate and painful topic will be allowed. Thank you.}   When I was asked to write this guest blog post on such… Read more »

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Repost•Reuse•Recycle {This is a mostly recycled post from my adoption blog a couple years ago. And, I’m reposting not because I’m lazy or have no new material—at least not today, but because this topic is very timely and the words still very true. I hope it ministers to you in some way today, or maybe in the future when it’s real in your life as well. It’s fairly lengthy, but I hope you will read to the finish.}   Though… Read more »

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She was all hooked up. Ready for the Pitocin to start dripping. She winced at the thought of induced labor. And then, in a pathetic attempt to assuage her concerns, he let those words roll off his tongue, “All labor is the same. Labor is labor.” I wanted to kick my friend’s obstetrician. Where it counts. Right then and there in the matchbox-sized labor and delivery room. To teach him a thing or two about pain. Because having had giganto… Read more »

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