Last week I shared a story about Doubting Thomas, and how I struggle with the issue of having faith. I also shared about my recent struggle with fear and doubt over my desire to have another baby.
This week, I would like to share the rest of that story, the part of the story that taught me the importance of abiding in God.
When I began to think and sense that I might be pregnant, I shared my heart with a close friend. I knew that
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I’ve been thinking about Doubting Thomas lately. Thomas, the infamous disciple, who couldn’t believe that Christ had risen from the dead until he saw and touched the scars in the palms of His savior’s hands, leads me to consider how I sometimes struggle to believe, to have faith.
It seems sort of silly now, but I recently thought that I might be pregnant. This wasn’t something that my husband and I were expecting, so the symptoms I seemed to be feeling came as a bit of a shock.
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Not too long ago I wrote about the guilt I sometimes feel when I decide to take time away from my family to pursue my love for writing.
A few days after I posted this blog, I received the following comment from a friend of mine:
“Thanks for writing, Jennifer. Many thoughts were stirred tonight as I read a lot of your writings. I haven’t allowed myself to dream in a really long time…still not quite there but it is more positive than it has been in
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In my bathroom sits a small plaque that reads: Do what makes your heart sing.
Many things in this world make my heart happy, but as for the things in life that make my heart sing? This list is a bit different, and at the very top rests two of my greatest loves which are being a mom and being a writer.
When I became a mom, I entered into an ongoing struggle of figuring out how to pursue both of these loves. As a result, my
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