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The Miraculous Hear-Correctly-and-Obey Faith-Build...

The Miraculous Hear-Correctly-and-Obey Faith-Building Plan
The Lord had told me, over and over again, through this pregnancy, to trust Him. To hope in Him. To have faith that He is the Truth, not what I see. This has been a true battle – a war in my...

Physical Proof? Or Proof Of His Presence?

Physical Proof? Or Proof Of His Presence?
Wanting Physical Proof   I have two weeks to wait for another ultrasound. Two weeks to find out: Am I going to receive the desire of my heart, or am I going to experience the second greatest...

Numbers, Security, and Faith

Numbers, Security, and Faith
I really just always want definitive answers in my life. I want to just know, one way or the other, so I can move in a direction. Time and time again the Lord keeps me in the great shade of grey, so...

It’s Not Good News

It’s Not Good News
I finally got into the doctor today – after 5 days of bleeding. If you’re going to start bleeding big time from your pregnancy, the day before the Thanksgiving holiday is not the day to...
Do You Trust That I Am the Truth?

Do You Trust That I Am the Truth?

The Earth Is Trembling I am bleeding. I don’t even care that that’s TMI, because right now there are just too many more important things going on in my world than whether or not I am following...
Quitting the Masquerade

Quitting the Masquerade

Dominic has changed me in ways that I am still only discovering. One of those ways, I have learned, is my ability to be around people. Interaction with people over a long period of time tires me out, now. I...
God’s Promise To Me

God’s Promise To Me

It has taken a while for the reality to sink in; to believe that it’s really, truly, real… We are going to have more children. I kept one of the pregnancy tests (yeah, there were a bunch of them)...
Thankful Doesn’t Begin To Describe It

Thankful Doesn’t Begin To Describe...

“Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind” (Psalm 107). It is hard to know where to begin, this Thanksgiving, in gratitude to my Lord for the blessings...
The Lord’s Next Chapter For Us

The Lord’s Next Chapter For Us

The Lord tells us, clearly, that in this world, “you will have trouble”. He tells us to “count the cost” and warns us that following Him means carrying our cross and denying ourselves...
Life Is Happening Here

Life Is Happening Here

I felt the Lord tugging me to it even before Dominic was born. Years ago, a friend from church shared about her experience working as a counselor for the Blue Ridge Women’s Center – Roanoke’s pro-life...
Renovation

Renovation

It’s been months since I’ve written. The first year and a half after Dominic’s death were consumed with the need to document, to process, to wrestle with the feelings, thoughts, and realities...
Surprised by Joy

Surprised by Joy

It’s been a long time since I’ve blogged. And, you know what? That’s a really good thing. Writing has been a light in the tunnel, a path through the storm, these past 18 months.  It is putting words to...
“I Wouldn’t Do It, But I Wouldn’t Say That It’s Wrong”

“I Wouldn’t Do It, But I Wou...

“I wouldn’t do it, but I wouldn’t say that it’s wrong”. It’s a sentiment I keep hearing, everywhere. Certainly from non-Christians, but, increasingly, from the Christian community as well. And the...
My New Year’s Resolution

My New Year’s Resolution

I don’t normally do New Year’s resolutions. I mean, it already takes me, on a normal day, at least an hour to fall asleep at night due to my daily habit of pondering what I need to do better the...
The Season of Joy and Living in Egypt

The Season of Joy and Living in Egypt

It is the season of joy. The Christ child has come, the divine become human, to bridge the chasm our God-rejection created. Holiness proffered by grace, atonement procured by suffering…hope secured for...

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