Losses and Blessings: Lessons in Patience

Most people have heard the story of Job and know about the significant losses he experienced in his life and how God blessed him following that. I feel like our story has a similar outcome. While at church this past Sunday, our pastor spoke about this story and explained how much Job lost and how…

Footprints on our Hearts: Wings in Heaven

Sawyer Grace Wilkins 2/28/2015 I always said I never wanted one event in my life to define who I was as a person. I even said that after I lost our daughter. I didn’t want to be known as a bitter old lady who once lost a baby. I knew that there was always a…

Sensitive Skin: Redirecting Negative Thoughts

Recently I have been battling have a bit of sensitive skin. Do you know what I’m talking about? When anything can hurt your feelings. From the smallest little comment to the way that someone simply looks at you. Sometimes, you just feel so bad for yourself and you get stuck in a pool of self-pity….

Honoring our Angel: Celebrating Her Impact on Us

When we lost Sawyer I knew there was more to her story than just us going through so much pain. I knew there had to be something bigger to her story. I was willing to wait for parts of that to unfold for us but I was always ready for God to show me anything…

Very, Very Farsighted: Hindsight is 20/20

Since 2014, I had looked forward to Christmas in our home with our baby. We lost Sawyer in February of 2015 and Christmas 2015 went without any children to celebrate with. We were, in fact, pregnant with Beau so that did help a little because we looked forward to the following Christmas with him. Then…