We’ve been hoping to start our family. And looking at our circumstances, you would probably call us crazy. But we’ve been hoping to start our family–that I would get pregnant–that we would have children to call our own. We’ve been trusting the Lord’s timing in all of it–trusting that He would start our family in… Continue reading When you feel like giving up…
Life around the O’Rourke household has been full and beautiful. We’ve been going through some major changes. First off–I went through some classes to get my CNA certificate! It’s been a lot of work. Going to work in the mornings, and school in the evenings. I feel like I haven’t seen Jon a whole lot… Continue reading Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
The past few days I’ve been struggling to feel worthy of peoples’ time, energy, and love. I’ve been walking through a season where I feel like a failure at everything I even try. Including but not limited to my marriage, my friendships, new ministry opportunities, my CNA class, my job. Which has made me feel… Continue reading I am seen.
Holiday seasons are always hard. But for some reason, entering into this one was a little different. It’s definitely been a sweet season. I have loved every second of making memories and starting new traditions with Jon. We’ve walked through a lot over the last few months. But we’ve seen the Lord draw us closer… Continue reading Marinating In a New Truth
I can’t believe that it’s almost Christmas. I feel like this Christmas is special because it’s my first one with Jon. We’re starting traditions and just enjoying the season together. But in that, there’s this deep place in my heart that still hurts from you not being here. We’ve been walking in a season of… Continue reading Dear Dad–It’s the Holiday Season
I realize I haven’t been writing as much lately. I would love to say I have an excuse. But I really don’t. I’ve been neglecting that part of my practice. But I need to change that. Because there is and always has been a release for me as I write. As I put words down,… Continue reading Getting Back to It
2 Chronicles 20:12 –> “We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on You.” This weekend has been one of reflection. As we approach the Thanksgiving season, I find myself spending more and more time reflecting on the season of life Papa had been walking me through–walking us through. I’ve been thinking… Continue reading Mouth Closed, Eyes Open