As promised in the Sticks & Stones post (8 things not to say to someone living with infertility) here are some ways to encourage someone who is living with infertility. 1. Bring your kids Babies and Children can be extremely therapeutic, especially to someone who is hurting. You may think that being around babies will … Continue reading Sugar & Spice
Hello Friends! So I would like to share with you a little about a Bible study journey that I have been on for the past couple of months. I joined a “Breath” Beth Moore Bible study this fall led by a really inspiring woman in our community. This has been my very first Beth Moore Bible study, … Continue reading A Greater “Yes!”
Caution: The mood of this post is a little blue. We don’t intend for this to be a long standing theme for this blog, but we wanted to approach this site with as much authentic honesty as possible. And this is part of the everyday struggle. Jeff and I are walking this road together, experiencing the … Continue reading Loneliness
So you have learned that your family member or friend is unable to conceive. Not sure what to say to them? Everyone is different, but here is a quick list of things we have personally heard, that have hurt. 1.“You’re too stressed about it. Just relax, and it will happen” … Continue reading Sticks & Stones. 8 Comments that hurt.
Hello friends! So in the short time we have had this blog up and running, we have been asked why we called our blog ‘Peaks and Water’. First off, we wanted a name that would apply to us even after God blesses us with a child, should He decide to do so (Therefore anything including … Continue reading Peaks and Water origins
Ok, so having mentioned that Jeff and I are both fairly private about our journey through infertility thus far, you may be wondering why we have chosen to start a blog sharing just that. Walking this road has brought with it so many different emotions. “Why?” is probably the main question that grips my heart time … Continue reading Through our Weakness
Jeff and I were unsure of exactly how to start off this blog. What would we say? How would we say it? I believe God orchestrated the launch of this blog to fall exactly on Thanksgiving (today is thanksgiving for us Canadians). 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18 says “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; … Continue reading Being Thankful in infertility