Love Doesn’t Mean Being Exactly the Same

It’s okay to be different than your spouse. It’s actually good.   Cookie cutter individuals and marriages do not showcase our Creator’s love for humanity as much as variety. Yet in the daily grind of life, it can be hard to tolerate, let alone celebrate each other’s differences. But when we allow ourselves and others the …

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Not Alone <3

If you'd like to read some of my stories about Motherhood, Miscarriage, & Changing Expectations, look at my book on Amazon (available in Print or Kindle)~ (Print) https://www.amazon.com/Flying-Labor-Motherhoo…/…/ref=sr_1_1… (Kindle) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GGB3Z7/ref=sr_1_2… My short book is set in the beautiful countries and cultures of the Himalayas ❤ It is full of funny stories, with some sad moments …

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Marriage & Miscarriage. A Conversation with My Husband. Part 2.

-Here is the second part of my post from last week-   4. In the months and years following the miscarriages, were there any subjects in our marriage that were sensitive to discuss?  Daniel: Yes. Whether we wanted to try to add more children to our family. We had very different opinions about the issue …

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Marriage & Miscarriage. A Conversation With My Husband. Part 1

My husband and I had a good conversation this week. I asked him several questions to better understand his perspective on the last few years of our lives. He chose a few parts of our conversation for me to share in this post. We pray it is a source of encouragement  for people who have …

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A Massive Bottle of Turmeric. A Small Miscommunication.

"It's so hot outside. Eva and I are buckled in and waiting for air conditioning. Why on earth is he standing outside the van reading the grocery receipt again? He did that inside the store twice." Daniel looked at the receipt several times that day, fixated on the turmeric I purchased. I saw him Googling™ …

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Daniel, Mexico, & Asia: A Love Story

"Hey Daniel, Blanca and her friends want to know if we'll go with them to play ski ball and some other games at an arcade after the outreach activity tonight. I'd love to go. What do you think?" Daniel just stared at me. He didn't respond. "Chrissy! You're speaking Spanish to your boyfriend!" laughed Blanca. …

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Encouragement & Forbidden Hugs

“Chrissy we’re not supposed to hug each other on campus” “I don’t care” Slowly I wrapped my arms around Daniel and rested my chin gently on his shoulder. He relaxed and did the same. We lingered there on the post office stairs a minute or two. After dinner we’d gone to check our P.O. boxes. …

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