"At what point do you give up?" or "How much longer are you willing to wait?" I have been asked both of these questions several times. I've been told I am crazy for continuing to believe. I have been accused of being in denial. The truth is...

This Sunday marks my 7th Mother's Day without being a mother. According to the world, my social media news feeds and chatter among women in the fertility community I should be bitter, hurting and depressed. I should avoid places like church and restaurants. I should be...

There was once a time when I was miserable in our fertility journey. I was trying to control the outcome. I was doing whatever I could to make a baby happen. I was desperate. I was bitter and jealous. I didn't have hope or joy. The...

I can't believe it! A Cup Full of Hope Podcast launches TODAY! My friend Jessica Satterfield from Grace While We Wait and I have been dreaming, praying and prepping for this for a long time and we can finally say TODAY IS THE DAY! A Cup...

I love Romans 5:3-4 but I really love Romans 5:5. In the Passion translation it says, "And this hope is not a disappointing fantasy, because we can now experience the endless love of God cascading into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who lives in us!" Several...

On my recent trip out to California I was able to drive around to see the destruction of the Carr fire, which a month after starting, is still burning. The Carr file has caused mass destruction, already burning 229K acres of land. Over 1,000 families...

On our most recent vacation, the toughest hike we did was on Mount Tallac which was near Lake Tahoe. This particular hike had amazing views, but proved to very strenuous. Part of the reason why was due to all the rocks. Hiking on rocks can...

It's obvious that waiting is something I am passionate about as many of my posts are on this topic. Not only that, but all throughout the Bible, scripture encourages us to wait with expectancy, yet we live in a culture where we get frustrated when...

Shame. When you think of shame you probably think of humilation or embarrasment. But the biblical perspective is much different. Psalm 25:3 says "No one who waits for you will ever be put to shame." Shame in this verse refers "to being let down or disappointed"...