Gertrude aka Gerty aka Ol' Gerty (RIP)

My dearest Gertrude, We met when I was six months unemployed with a bachelor's…


Me to baby. God to me. (When You Can't Sleep)

When You Can’t Sleep “As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you,”…


Marriage Class: Ground Rules for Conflict

Jon and I have gained so much from our church's marriage class. Here are a few…


The Good News In My Baby’s Pain

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Good Morning/Mourning

Good morning, baby. By many accounts it seems you’re seen a threat and less…


My Pregnancy Body & The Weight Of True Beauty

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Sleep Training

10PM This is it. I will sleep yet! Bathe, read, pray, sing, feed, and down you…


The Concepcion Wedding: Grace Wins

This post was originally posted on DesignedMarriage.com This past weekend I had…


A Prayer for Papa

Here is a gift I gave to Jon on the day our daughter, Jael Sofia, was born…


Labor & Delivery: Pain & Glory

“When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but…