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Hope is a VERB

Hope is a verb. It’s not something we have. It’s something we do. And sometimes it’s one of the hardest verbs—it ranks right up there with endure, persevere, suffer. In the midst of long singleness, we hope for a partner. . . Faced with infertility, we hope for a baby. . . In sickness, we hope for healing. . . When unemployed, we…

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Jesus, Women, Faith

The Gospels do not depict any faithless women. Think about it for a moment. . . or two. . . Can you think of any? In fact, though the gospels depict Jesus citing several faithless acts of male disciples (think Peter), no specific example exists of faithless women. Certainly, when Jesus addresses all his disciples as having little faith, women…

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Freeze My Eggs Part 2

When it’s hard to get or stay pregnant, everything feels heavy. It’s heavy emotionally, it’s heavy physically—especially after miscarriage, it’s heavy financially if one considers any type of treatment, in all, it’s heavily disappointing. Last week I asked, “Why can I freely prevent conception and yet if I’m infertile only conceive at great personal cost?” Check it out here. This week,…

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About Me

Welcome. I’m glad you’ve stopped by! I wish we could sit down and chat with a warm cup of coffee and some fresh chocolate chip cookies. I wish you were stopping by my little apartment with its view of the Hudson river. I’d ask you questions about life, we’d get deep, and then my son would wake up, come out, smile,…

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Freeze My Eggs

She recommended I freeze my eggs. I was 35, very single, and my gynecologist told me to freeze. I considered it. I’d always wanted a baby, and I didn’t want to miss my chance. I’d also always wanted a husband, and that wasn’t guaranteed. So, I considered freezing. She told me it was only about $6000. *Gulp* I couldn’t afford…

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