A Prayer for YOU!

Almighty, God, it seems as if every time I turn around I am faced with a celebration involving a baby including today, Mother's Day.  In my heart, I don't want to be jealous, angry or .

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Happy __________'s Day! - Tips for Surviving the Dreaded Day

HAPPY ________ DAY? Hello friends,Happy _______ Day? You fill in the blank. For all of us who live here in the U.S. we know this coming weekend is our Mother’s Day holiday. But for some us, it .

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New Support Group - AUSTIN, TX!

Four years ago I was speaking at Choose Joy: Surviving Infertility & Adoption Conference in California. I sat a table with a gentle, quiet man and a bright-eyed tender hearted beauty named, Christy Neuman. We .

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Watching Over

Watching Over My husband loves animals.  He has a soft spot for animals and little girls. So soft he is like butter on a hot summer day, he just melts. So every now and again I'll .

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Morning Prayer - Conception

Conception What do you do when you've done everything to make a baby? What do you do when you've spent all your savings on fertility treatments? What do you do when the doctors have told you, like they've .

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Happy ________ Day?

Hello friends, Happy _______ Day? You fill in the blank. For all of us who live here in the U.S. we know this weekend is our Mother's Day holiday. But for some us, it is so .

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I'm Here for You

(a lovely screenshot from my iPhone) "I'm here for you." How comforting are those words, right? Well, I mean them from the bottom of my heart. I truly am here for you. It's been almost 5 years ago, to .

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Morning Prayer - Baby Related Holidays

*In just a matter of a few weeks Mother's Day will be celebrated here in the United States. This prayer will be a help to you  during this time. Why not send it to a .

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Picture of the Day

  "For with God nothing shall be impossible." Luke 1:37 Never give up! I'm still believing, are you?

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Fertility Fact Friday

Vitamin A & Infertility: Women: Vitamin A it keeps the cilia, (the hair like strands aiding mobility) in the fallopian tubes healthy. Men: Vitamin A is necessary for sperm production and production of testosterone. Information provided by www.naturalwomenscare.com. .

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Morning Prayer - The Future

FUTURE "Shepherd of my soul, I praise You because You have created me and have a perfect plan for my life. I thank You for Your desire to prosper me, not to harm me, to give .

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Fertility Fact Friday

Vitamins & Fertility Women: Vitamin C and Infertility - a deficiency in Vitamin C during the period of conception and early pregnancy can result in early miscarriage. Men: Vitamin E and Infertility - A January 2011 study .

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Walk of HOPE

If you live in the Houston, Texas area I'd like to invite you to two upcoming events. Walk of HOPE This Saturday May 18th Registration at 8 a.m., Walk begins at 9 a.m. in Houston at the Bayou .

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TODAY

Today, as Mother's Day is celebrated here in the United States, and perhaps some other parts of the world...I just wanted to let you know... I wish I has some deeply encouraging devotional... I wish I had .

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Morning Prayer - Baby Related Holidays

Baby Related Holidays For those who live in the United States, Mother's day is right around the corner. I know how hard it can be. What is one of the most celebrated holidays can be one .

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HOPE

Hannah Bunker, contributing author to Dancing Upon Barren Land also writes for HOPE, Hearts Of Promise & Expectation Christian Infertility Support Group.(hope@lakewood.cc) She takes copious notes, summarizes the lesson taught during the support group and .

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Monday Morning Prayer

When People Say Insensitive Things Heavenly Father, I’ve been hurt by the words of others and their insensitivity. Help me not to be offended, angry or bitter by what has been said, but help me to .

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Morning Prayer

Broken Heart Compassionate Father, my heart is crushed from this infertility battle.  My emotions are frazzled. Lord, You said in Your Word You are ‘close to the brokenhearted and saved those who are crushed in spirit.’ .

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Monday Morning Prayer

For some reading this post, yesterday, Mother's day, was a day you enjoyed celebrating because you've been blessed with a child.  Yet after the closing of the day, some of you still find an aching, .

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Permission

Last night I was in one of two comfy chairs at Starbucks, coffee in one hand and a pen in another jotting down notes for this post and researching the history of Mother’s Day. The .

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The Hardest Day of the Year

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, ready to pounce on the fragile emotions of every infertile woman in the world. We are doomed for a day of being excluded from dozens of rituals: Mother’s day presents, .

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Monday Morning Prayer

When People Say Insensitive Things "Heavenly Father, I’ve been hurt by the words of others and their insensitivity. Help me not to be offended, angry or bitter by what has been said, but help me to .

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Precious Cargo ~ A Fallen Soldier

Last year we were asked by a pair of our good friends if we wanted to go on an Alaskan cruise with them and celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. I must say I didn’t jump .

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Monday Morning Prayer

DIRECTION “Heavenly Father, I ask that You will fulfill Your purpose for my life, my desire for children. Help me not to lean upon my own understanding or to rationalize the thoughts in my head. When there is .

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Legacy - A Carpet Ad and a Locket

Legacy. You may think, "That doesn't apply to me, I have no children to pass on a legacy to." But that is far from the truth. Read on! If you've subscribed to the devotional posts  or frequent this .

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LOOK! NeW sHoEs!

When my nephew Travis was about 3 or 4, he would get a pair of new shoes and in his husky little voice would say, "Look Aunt Lesli, new shoes!"  Any time he would receive .

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This Day...

All across the United States there are three words spoken to celebrate this day, “Happy Mother’s Day!” a day where we honor and recognize our mother’s. This day a double-edged dagger comes close to my heart. I .

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Christian Infertility Support Group Meeting

Please join me this Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m. for H.O.P.E.,  Lakewood Church's Infertility Support Group. The meeting will be held at the Church on the 2nd floor in the New Beginnings Room.  If .

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