quick update + VENT Today I'm either 7 or 8 days past ovulation (DPO), depending on which app I check out or which temp I entered for cycle day 17 (I took my temp twice that morning). Either way, the madness that has blissfully evaded me for most of this cycle has returned and I'm… Continue reading TTC Over 40 | Cycle 9 – Day 24
"The Lord has given MeThe tongue of the learned,That I should know how to speakA word in season to him who isweary. He awakens Me morning bymorning, He awakens My earTo hear as the learned. Isaiah 50:4 NKJV
...while I am on this journey to conceive at child at the "geriatric reproductive" age of 44, I am learning so much about the struggles that women and couples have with natural conception....
He who is faithful in what is least is faithful also in much; and he who is unjust in what is least is unjust also in much. Therefore if you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches? And if you have not been faithful in… Continue reading faithful in the least
At no point along this journey has my faith in the Lord wavered. Any disappointment I've experienced has arisen from my impatience and unrealistic expectation that things would happen in my timing. God is so, so good. All the time.
Up until that point, I had not surrendered this process to God. I had prayed every day for His grace. I had prayed for an open womb, for a healthy body, for direction, for wisdom, for strength and for courage. I had prayed...
You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. 1 John 4:4 NKJV
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. Romans 12:2 NKJV
"For where your treasure is, there your heart will also be.The lamp of the body is the eye. If therefore your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light."Matthew 6:21-22 NKJV
For when envy and self-seeking exist, confusion and every evil thing are there.But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy.Now the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace. James 3:16-18 NKJV