My Birth Story, Part II: Labor and Delivery

If you missed part I, go read it first! The best way I can describe what a natural birth without pain medications felt like to me is a marathon. If you've ever run a marathon, you know what a muscle cramp feels like, and that you can't think "I can't do this" or overthink about … Continue reading My Birth Story, Part II: Labor and Delivery

My Birth Story, Part I: Pregnancy and War

You wouldn't think the two would go together, pregnancy and war, but oh, they do. From the minute I started even thinking my body might be hosting a new life in the near future, I started preparing. I started taking prenatal vitamins 4 months (yes, pretty much right when we got engaged) before the wedding, … Continue reading My Birth Story, Part I: Pregnancy and War

The Revival Is Here

It's already happening, you know? The revival we've been waiting for? It's happening. Revival is happening at the hospital, at my work. My coworkers are texting Bible verses to encourage their friends. I have coworkers subscribed to my devotional.The janitor tells me about his gift of teaching, about the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Healing … Continue reading The Revival Is Here

5 Baby Steps for Getting OUT of CHAOS

MY TESTIMONY"Help me establish a routine again, Jesus! Help me function for Your glory. Help me steady myself, because I'm tired of disorder, of confusion, and of punishing myself! Help me back to my feet, Lord."There are clearly many HELP ME sentences in my journal entries for August. I've been pleading with God to help … Continue reading 5 Baby Steps for Getting OUT of CHAOS