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eve's genes

i don’t ever remember seeing
my mother cry
and i suppose she’s where i
get it from:
this ability to be stoic
throughout bullshit

and i knew we were poor… 87 more words

Relationships, Love, Old, Tired

My Missed Miscarriage

On Monday we walked into the ultrasound room excited about seeing our sweet baby. We had already seen her (we’re going to assume it was a girl here). 605 more words

Chasing Grace

For the Glory of it All

I’ve been reflecting on my journey recently. It’s been nearly 2 years of ups and downs, hard work, heart ache, blessings and so much more. It’s been amazing how my perspective on many things has changed, how my priorities have changed, I would imagine that even parts of my world view are changing. 728 more words

Postpartum Depression

Leruo is almost a year old and I am still learning or yet to learn so many things about motherhood. The process really never ends. For example, when I was pregnant and reading up on pregnancy and motherhood I discovered that pregnant women with a history of depression were more susceptible to it during pregnancy. 377 more words

Ways parents can provoke children to anger

My Bible class often teaches me as much as I teach them. This week was a good example. We were studying Ephesians 6:4, which says, “Fathers, provoke not your children to wrath” (KJV), or, “Fathers, don’t stir up anger in your children” (CSB). 123 more words

Bible Teaching

Hymns of Praise (Psalm 149:1)

Music is one of those good things in life we take for granted. Yet, as is so often the case, sinful man has taken this good gift from… 265 more words



The background music to my shower is that of a crying baby, and yet when I turn the faucet off, and stand dripping in the sudden ensuing silence, I hear no baby crying. 610 more words