Tag Archives: Infertility

Blessings at Christmas

Blessings at Christmas

God had clearly spoken. “We can start trying to have kids!” Martin said later that night. “I know, it’s crazy, isn’t it? Just think, nine months from now our life could look very different!” I said. Nine months later, our life looked exactly the same. I hadn’t gotten pregnant and now the disappointment we felt

every bitter thing is sweet sara hagerty

A Forever Change in Perspective

It was a bitter cold Sunday in December when my heart wore the weather. At the time, we were attending a church teeming with prolific twentysomethings. Most all the women my age (or younger) were pregnant, nursing, or carrying their six-month-olds strapped to their chests in a tight wrap. They came on Sundays, in droves,

Fear Should Never Motivate

Only God Will Always Be With Me

Amanda Hope Haley’s new book, Barren Among the Fruitful: Navigating Infertility with Hope, Wisdom, and Patience, is an entertaining, insightful, and well-researched survey of the infertility challenges a growing number of women are facing in America and other developed nations, with a fresh perspective on the plans God has for women–both barren and fruitful. Whether you

Resurrection Year: Broken Dreams & New Beginnings

Expectation. Expectation. Expectation. Disappointment. After ten years of tear-soaked prayers, repeatedly dashed hopes, and multiple failed rounds of IVF, Sheridan Voysey and his wife come to a heart-breaking conclusion—their dream of having a child is over. Empty and confused from a decade of disappointment, they leave their jobs, pack their bags, and embark on a journey

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