Tagged: miscarriage

pregnancy and infant loss remembrance

“When a child loses his parent, they are called an orphan. When a spouse loses her or his partner, they are called a widow or widower. When parents lose their child, there isn’t a...

a crown of beauty instead of ashes

It was our wedding passage—one God had spoken to me the night we got engaged and one our pastor “happened” to surprise us with on that day. I had waited an awful long time...

the day we became parents

October 3. It’s a hard day. It’s the day we became parents. To babies we would never get to hold. It’s been quite a journey of healing over this last year. And I still...

What do we do with broken dreams?

My entire life I dreamt of being pregnant… ever since I was a little girl. This pregnancy has been a true gift from God. But in many ways this pregnancy has been a broken...

a messy overlap

“Even though I was only a few weeks pregnant, that baby was as real to me as any baby I had ever seen. Any woman who has been pregnant knows what I’m talking about...

their due date

Today was their due date, the day I was supposed to welcome them into my arms. Instead I hold this necklace representing their sweet little lives. I still don’t know why some babies live...

our pregnancy after loss

pregnant. December 12, 2018 It’s been 4 days since I found out I am pregnant. Pregnant. 2 days later that word seemingly sat there with an ease on that stick not seen, felt or...

Seeded Hope.

Sharing our story of loss @seededhope today on Instagram 💞 Amy makes these beautiful necklaces for not only miscarriage but for all sorts of other life experiences. My necklace has two little forget-me-not seeds in...

hope after miscarriage.

It arrived the day before we left to visit my family for Christmas. A box labeled “in honor of Collier Babies” held reminders of truth that we have reason to hope for these babies...

I Don’t Understand It

// on grief and loss and the unanswered questions of this life // I sat in church on Sunday and hot tears flooded my eyes, pouring down my cheeks more quickly than I could...