Tag Archives: motherhood

Manna from Heaven

Some personal testimonies make you laugh. Others make you cry. Allison Chase’s testimony made the whole room sob. This is her story. Dallin was conceived and born with no issues at all. Allison and Dan – happily married and living … Continue reading

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The Things Nightmares Are Made Of

Last week I received an invitation by a seasoned traveler and military spouse to journey into Seoul for some Christmas shopping. Without a moment’s hesitation I responded, “I’M IN!” While I was very excited to do some shopping for authentic … Continue reading

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Walk Like a Duckling

When I was little I knew that I wanted to be a mother because I wanted children who would walk behind me like little ducklings. I used to watch with great curiosity as children would obediently walk behind their mothers … Continue reading

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A Near Epic Failure

By 5pm last Saturday night I was seriously questioning my ability to make sound decisions: decisions that keep the safety of children in mind as well as my own sanity. It was at this point that I realized that a … Continue reading

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Lice!

Just when I thought the bags under my eyes couldn’t get any darker. There I was, sitting in the church pew Sunday, combing my fingers through my daughter’s hair, listening to Pastor. While doing so, I thought about how Ava … Continue reading

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Even Babies are Sinful

The other night, as I watched my six year-old twins sleeping peacefully, all curled up and snuggled next to each other, I thought about how absolutely perfect and adorable they are. How innocent. How beautiful. The quintessential image of happiness … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift: Why We Celebrate Mother’s Day

My life became worthwhile the day I birthed my firstborn. Only, I didn’t know that right away. I entered the maternity ward a sane, confident well-rested young woman. Three days later I left a shadow of my former self. I … Continue reading

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