My Guiding Word for 2023
As I do every year, I have been thinking upon my word for 2023 these last few weeks. As far as I can tell, I started doing this “word of the year” thing back in 2014. I don’t make New Year’s resolutions anymore. Instead, I seek out one word that embodies what the Lord wants…
A Reflection: Traversing Through 2022
I’ve learned that, even though 2022 is nearly over, I still have some traversing to do.
Meet Them Where They Are in Their Grief
Several years ago, still early into running the nonprofit I founded that works with families facing the loss of a child due to a medical condition, a pregnant momma reached out to me. She was referred to our organization after her 20-week anatomy scan showed the baby had a life-threatening medical condition. The high-risk doctor’s…
Time to Listen
(Excerpt from my upcoming book, Unshattered Grief) Whitney lost her son in November 2017. He was diagnosed in utero with Anencephaly, a genetic abnormality in which a large portion of the brain and skull do not develop and the baby cannot survive more than a few hours outside the womb, though the vast majority with…