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7 Quick Takes Friday, No. 19: Respect Life Month

October is set aside by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) as Respect Life month. This coming Sunday is Respect LifeRead more »

Recognizing God’s Gift

NOTE: This story was written while the author was still in the midst of her journey to Catholicism. She had not yet embraced the CatholicRead more »

Five Myths about Miscarriage

When our fourth child, Ben, died mid-pregnancy in 2007, I learned that when it comes to miscarriage, most people simply don’t knowRead more »

A Child Shall Lead Them

::This story first posted on October 5, 2011 – it was *so* good, we just had to repost it!:: As you are probably aware by now,Read more »

Delaney Lisieux

“I will never forget you. See, upon the palms of my hands I have written your name” Isaiah 49:15-16 My Sweet Delaney Lisieux, IRead more »

A God-Given Full Circle

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: “Pregnant.” I never could have guessedRead more »

A New Beginning

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: Well here we are…a few days beforeRead more »

The Miracle that is Mallory

By: Amy Fordham In the grand scheme of life, sometimes, it goes fast, sometimes slow. When you lose a child, or a pregnancy, timeRead more »

Dear Bill

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: My first pregnancy ended in miscarriage onRead more »

A Little Bottle

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: I walked through the emergency entrance ofRead more »

Christopher James Reif

Born October 17, 2011- Died October 15, 2011 Saturday 10/15/11 started out like any other day. Ashley had a volleyball tournament atRead more »

It Is in Experiencing Bitterness, That One Can Fully Appreciate Sweetness.

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: The day that I am writing this, OctoberRead more »

My Personal Passion

It was Good Friday, April 14th 2006 and I was watching The Passion of the Christ at home and preparing for Easter with my family.  I hadRead more »

When “I’m Sorry” Just Isn’t Enough…

Just as raising a child takes a village, it takes a community to grieve the loss of a child as well. These precious little ones areRead more »

My Journey Through Grief

Grief is a curious partner.  It can be a horrible adversary or a gentle friend.  It can destroy your day or be the only thing that gets youRead more »

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