It rained today. It poured, and I felt like I was drowning. The rain was too much of a parallel to my own life today. Every time it seemed to let up it would begin again, but harder, like it was trying to suffocate you and wash you away. I wished it would stop. Having [...]

I haven’t prayed in months

I haven't prayed in months. Okay that is not entirely true, I say bedtime prayers with my children, I pray for people that ask me to pray for them, and I have tearfully pleaded for the lives of other children at the clinic. But I haven't prayed for my son. I know a few people that [...]

Stop saying that.

"God will never give you more than you can handle."  "You're such a strong person." "Keep your chin up and everything will work out." In the past 2 weeks my husband and I have been told these things repeatedly. Not only is the phrase, "God will never give you more than you can handle", not [...]