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Women, You Are No Less Worthwhile to God Because You Work Outside the Home

There is an overwhelming voice in the church today that says that women are better off for staying at home with their children. This is very encouraging to women who do feel called to stay at home with their children – but, it is also incredibly hurtful and isolating to women who feel called to… Continue reading Women, You Are No Less Worthwhile to God Because You Work Outside the Home

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On the Baby Stage and Feeling Left Out

One challenge with being in your twenties is that this stage of life often feels like a checklist. You date, get married, have kids, buy a house. Whenever you aren’t doing those things, or aren’t doing them at the same time as your friends, it’s easy to feel left out. Here’s my experience… Whit and… Continue reading On the Baby Stage and Feeling Left Out

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How to Talk about a Secret

There’s something I haven’t talked about in this space, or even with all my close friends, yet. At the end of last year, I was pregnant, and then had a miscarriage. I am a mom. I knew about my pregnancy for two weeks, which 100% overlapped our travels over Christmas break this past year. On January 1 I… Continue reading How to Talk about a Secret