Suffering with hope

Strains of the Season: Expectations

Last December, emotions were at an all-time high. Our family had endured a long and painful season with one of our children and, deep down, I hoped (and expected) that Christmas would offer a much-needed dose of joy.  It turns out, God’s plans and my expectations were sailing in opposite directions.   To my great disappointment,… Continue reading Strains of the Season: Expectations

Hope When It Hurts, Suffering with hope

Though He Delay, He Will be Faithful

My heart is hurting today. Contentment, peace, and joy seem nowhere to be found as I have felt a fresh blow of the devastating challenges that come with my child’s special needs and the health struggles in each one of my children. Once again, I am reminded that life is not at all as I… Continue reading Though He Delay, He Will be Faithful