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When Your Life is Out-of-Control During Lent

“We have you checked in, go ahead and take a seat,” she says. But I don’t take a seat. Instead, I pace the small, cramped waiting room, willing my steps to lull my baby girl to sleep or at least to a place of contentment. As I pace, the clinic doors swing open every three

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Because These Are Sacred Scars

“If he knows you are leaving him, if he knows time has run out, there are two likely outcomes.  He will either try to get you pregnant or he will physically harm you,” my psychologist said in a quiet, serious tone. I nodded in agreement, tears on my cheeks. I could keep my decision a

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5 Tips for Loving People through the Loss of a Marriage

  Maybe you sat in the crowd, an easy smile on your face as you watched them hold hands and exchange words of promise sealed with rings. Perhaps you bought them a gift to celebrate the new, happy home and life they were making together. You cheered this couple on, and you hoped and believed

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