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    The Parable of the Dragonfly

    My husband’s aunt passed away last week and while the service was short it was profound. There is a parable that is read at all of his family’s funerals and this one touched my life! I will comment more at the end:   The Parable of the Dragonfly   THE DRAGONFLY Down below the surface of a quiet pond lived a little colony of water bugs. They were a happy colony, living far away from the sun. For many months they were very busy, scurrying over the soft mud on the bottom of the pond. They did notice that every once in awhile one of their colony seemed to lose…

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    I Don’t See You

    To the mom that ______, I don’t See you   So many posts these days that have “I See You” and this may make me a bit unpopular but, I don’t See you.   I don’t See the struggles you face with depression or anxiety every day because of your situation.   I don’t See the difficulties of having a child with special needs.   I don’t See the woman that has spent countless hours injecting herself with what she is praying to be her miracle to conceive.   I don’t See the mama that is with the love of her life in the NICU, praying that she will get…

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    A Time to Celebrate, A Time to Mourn

    Today marks two years since we lost our first, my husband’s birthday and our rainbow baby’s eight months old. While I was hesitant to write anything about it I realized I am allowed to celebrate and allowed to be upset still. While I am incredibly blessed to have such an amazing little boy, I know in heaven we have a son or a daughter that wasn’t ready to leave. I will always wonder and I know that one day we will meet. While so many women have experienced loss we are still hesitant to talk about it. Some see it as taboo others have not been in those shoes and…