In this episode, we talk openly about the unexpected struggle of infertility. The despair, lonliness, and confusion–but also how the Lord met me in an unexpected and powerful way. I share how the Lord pursued me, spoke to me, and showed me more of who He was, so that my eyes could be opened to His beauty. (I also share ways you can support and honor a friend walking through infertility.) So, please tune into our conversation, I believe it will encourage your heart, no matter what season you are in.
Are you thirsty?
Are you restless?
Especially in the season of infertility. I was trying my HARDEST to read scripture, and to hope in the Lord…
but my soul was all over the place. And pretty soon, I found myself in a dry, barren season of the soul.
And no one could save me from it.
You see, something about Jesus, is that He is not afraid to enter wildernesses. He is not afraid of the dry, barren places within us. He’s not afraid of our hard questions, or tears.
Perhaps no one in our country is dying of thirst for lack of water, but many are dying of another kind of thirst.
Soul thirst is the thirst you feel deep within you because you need to come into the presence of God and hear Him speak to you through His Word, the Bible.
When you are trying to conceive (TTC) and unable to get pregnant, it can make you weary. Trying to conceive, month after month, is exhausting, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
When we were trying to conceive, my emotions were all over the place. Sometimes, I was full of faith and hope. And sometimes, I felt bitter and numb inside, forcing my feelings down and not daring to hope–because it was too painful to hope.
But Christ met me in that wilderness place.
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