A Letter to my 20 year-old Self

I would like to share my friend’s blog, a letter to her 20-year-old self. Please read, and then feel free to follow her blog. She and her husband are in the process of adopting two children internationally, and you can find ways to help in her blog.

In Truth and Grace


This week is National Infertility Awareness Week. Amanda from A Royal Daughter has a series this week addressing different heart issues of infertility. She asked me if I would send her a note of encouragement to women who are still in the midst of the hurt of infertility (that will be up on the 27th, I believe). When I opened Amanda’s letter, my initial thoughts were “I’m in no place to be an encouragement to someone! I’m not sure how I feel!” But God (it’s always but God…isn’t He good) reminded me of where I was just a year ago and the countless tears I shed as the months continued to pile on with no positive pregnancy.

I often feel like the emotional roller coaster I rode last year was in large part because of the expectations I had of how my life would play out. If I could…

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