Tag Archives: birth

Keeping Christ in Christmas

It’s that time of year again. The time when I’m last-minute shopping because “oh my gosh, it’s 9 days until Christmas, how the crap did that happen?” Trying to get things (always the things) ordered in time so they can get … Continue reading

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Dear Leo – Here is the World

Dear Leo, Welcome to the world, little one! Or as Frederick Buechner so brilliantly stated, “Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.” Sweet child, all of this is true. There is so much beauty … Continue reading

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What To Expect When Your Friends Are Expecting…And You Aren’t

When I was pregnant a decade ago with my first batch of kids, I had lots of friends who were going through the same thing. We experienced pregnancy cravings together, enjoyed one another’s baby showers, shared the good and bad advice … Continue reading

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