March 14 marked four years since Michael and I received confirmation about our infertility. Putting myself back in that time, I didn’t see how we would ever be able to move forward from that news
Browsing Tag: Infertility stories
Someone asked me last month how they can help their family and friends who are going through infertility. As I thought about what to write, I was drawn to asking some of you in our community that I know either have or are dealing with infertility. There can be great insight from a variety of responses.
Ruth wasn’t a book that I thought about regarding infertility. It’s a book about choosing God, overcoming grief, and finding a kinsman redeemer. But there’s a story deep within the pages that was suggested, but not elaborated on. A story of barrenness.
Over the past few months, the Lord has been nudging at me to be more vulnerable and more open about what He has been teaching me, especially through our journey with infertility. My prayer through writing this is that the Lord uses what He has laid on my heart to connect with you; to show you that you are not alone in your thoughts and that your feelings are known and understood.
We’ve heard Leah’s side of the story. The poor rejected woman, stuck in an unloving marriage, but eventually blessed with six sons! Now let’s hear the other side. Bring in Rachel. No, not me silly. The Rachel from the Bible.