Watching and Waiting

I naturally revolt against waiting. I like to know exactly what is coming. In this season with Anna, we know so little about the future. Right now, we are waiting on a test result that will change our lives. The major chromosome abnormalities, including Down syndrome, came back negative. But there are still several chromosomesContinue reading “Watching and Waiting”

Rest Oh My Soul

“Rest in the Lord oh my soul,Look to His might and praise – extol!Inward You’ll find nothing but fear,Outward you’ll see, that He is near.Faith is assurance of things unseen,Security are things on which you lean.Is He the fulfillment of these to you?Not just the things that you want to do?What foundation are you goingContinue reading “Rest Oh My Soul”

Amnioinfusion Part 1

Today we had our first amnioinfusion appointment. Em and I traveled down to Denver in the morning and spent the day at Children’s Hospital. Two of the MFM doctors along with two stenographers performed the amnioinfusion. As a husband, it is difficult to watch your wife being stuck with a large needle. We had signedContinue reading “Amnioinfusion Part 1”

One Step at a Time

Life has dramatically changed in one week. Alex and I have been in a season of working full time, doing school online, and doing family life and ministry along with those for about 2 years now. It’s been a season that has been testing us more than most other seasons due to giving up theContinue reading “One Step at a Time”

What Remains

Now if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw— each one’s work will become manifest, for the Day will disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire, and the fire will test what sort of work each one has done. If the work that anyone has built onContinue reading “What Remains”

My Fear and My Family

“You are in the beginning stages of miscarriage…” (Baby #2) “There are two subchronic hemorrhages in your uterus which can sometimes cause miscarriage.” (Baby #3 – 6 Weeks) “We have found several cysts on the baby’s umbilical cord that is sometimes a sign of chromosomal abnormalities.” (Baby #3 – 9 weeks) “The baby is showingContinue reading “My Fear and My Family”

Original Post

The post below was written on Emily’s personal blog (Be Consecrated) in the summer of 2017 when she and Alex had returned from living in India for 6 months. It was primarily written for women to read, but the heart of this post applies to all. Please enjoy reading the original “Homemaking in Heaven” post.Continue reading “Original Post”