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I Just Want to Be a Mom

What do you want to be when you grow up? A mom. That was always the only answer in my heart. Sure, other things seemed interesting, there were even a handful that I thought I might be good at, but nothing that ever felt like part of me. I honestly can't remember a time in my life when I wasn't keeping a strict baby doll nap schedule, babysitting, or choosing names for my hypothetical future

Unexpected Grace

Summer of 2015, the holy spirit impressed on my husband's heart that God wanted to use my body but I wasn't ready. He was not specific on how. October 13, 2015, I dreamt an old friend had come to visit me. In the dream she told me I would get pregnant. I was totally opposed because I have two beautiful preteens that God has blessed us with. Anyway, in this dream, I had to walk

Good Change Is Still Change

I am terrible with transitions. Some people love change, others are neutral, and I absolutely despise it. Change can be good, like adopting a puppy; change can be bad, like saying goodbye to a good friend or family member. For me, good change feels just as scary as bad change. Because good change is still change. In May 2016, my husband Jefferson and I made the decision to uproot ourselves from my hometown of Brampton

Trail Running as Metaphor

I enjoy running. In particular, I enjoy trail running and the sense of flow that comes with the twists and turns. Ask any trail runner, when you are in the flow you feel like you can run forever! However, there is an inevitability to trail running. The flow never lasts, and you know at some point the euphoria will be interrupted with the challenge of a grueling climb, a steep descent or an outcropping of