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I Will Be Brave

That moment when you realize that you feel all the things — “good” (grateful, blessed, lucky, privileged) and “bad” (scared, anxious, worried, unconfident) — and that’s what being alive is. You know when people choose a word for the year as inspiration? I think I’ve finally found my word. My…

Two Songs

10-Day “You” Project, Day 9: Two Songs

Book Review: Sufficient Grace by Kelly Gerken

Ultimately, this is the story and testimony of a woman who discovered God’s faithfulness, love, and grace as her family navigated the deaths of three babies, and found her worth and purpose in Christ.

Custom Calvin’s Cupcakes

On November 16, 2014, Posted by , In Calvin's Cupcakes,Honor & Remember,Resources & Support, With Comments Off on Custom Calvin’s Cupcakes

Custom Calvin’s Cupcakes are now available for $7 each. With a custom remembrance cupcake, you can fully customize the cupcake by adding your child’s name and choosing the cupcake flavor, frosting, cupcake wrapper, background color, and candy toppers. You may also make special design requests. A high-resolution version of your…

Capture Your Grief – Day 24: Forgiveness

“Forgiveness doesn’t excuse their actions. Forgiveness stops their actions from destroying your heart” (Karen Salmansohn). Capture Your Grief is an annual, 31-day mindful healing project that consists of photography and reflection. It is for “anyone who is grieving the death of a baby or child at any age or gestation.” Learn…

Capture Your Grief – Day 19: Give

On October 23, 2014, Posted by , In Capture Your Grief 2014,Faith,Grief & Loss,Projects,Quotes, With No Comments

“Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.” (Leo Buscaglia) Capture Your Grief is an annual, 31-day mindful healing project that consists of photography and reflection. It is for “anyone who is grieving the death of a baby or child at…

Capture Your Grief – Day 15: Community

Like Songbirds Born of the first mother to ever outlive her child, it wrote itself into our DNA like songbirds. It rang through my insides and buried itself inside my belly the morning my son passed from liquid to air, from inside to outside. Passed down by mothers whose children…

Capture Your Grief – Day 12: Music

“All of Me” is one of those songs that just overcomes me. It sums up how I feel about every one of my children — how I felt when I learned of Calvin’s amniotic band syndrome and then held him after he was stillborn, how I felt during each following…