To the girl who…is so ready to be a mama.

To the high school girl who is so ready to be a mama. You don’t share this desire with many people around you for fear of odd stares, but deep down, it’s there. To the single girl who’s heart is so ready to start your family. So ready to wash dirty hands and scrub little…

Ashleigh & Brett’s Adoption Journey…Love on the Line

Isn’t it funny how the Lord speaks? He speaks through people. He speaks through silence. He speaks through the words of worship. Here lately, as these past few weeks have slowly crept on, I’ve found myself asking Jesus for specific things. I see this adoption process, this wait coming to an end. This brings an…

GATHER: The story of Courtney Hamby

How to Move Forward When You Don’t Know Which Way is Forward About a month ago we lost two babies, one through a failed adoption and one miscarriage. You can read the full story HERE. I found myself questioning God, how could you let this happen? Haven’t we already been through enough? You see, It’s…

Ashleigh’s Journey…Seeing HIM through HER.

Oh the words I could pour out of my heart from what I’ve experienced over the past month.       The journey of awaiting a phone call. The panic and nerves that flooded my heart during the long 9 hour drive. The way my heart melted the moment my eyes locked with hers. That…

To the woman who…needs a word.

“Where are you planted?” “Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked or stand around with sinners or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord meditating on it day and night. They are like trees planted along the riverbank bearing fruit each season….

To the (barren) woman who…needs a word.

In preparing for the arrival of two brand new little lives, my mom sent me a text one morning in May asking me for specific verses.  Let me explain. Several weeks ago, we found ourselves on Pinterest browsing through baby shower pictures, scrounging for some cute ideas. We came across this picture of a bouquet of…

Ashleigh & Brett’s Adoption Journey…AN UPDATE!

I’ve had a lot of people ask me about updates on this adoption journey we are currently walking. So, where to begin? Our little girl is almost here. Here lately, there hasn’t been a day go by where Brett and I look at each other in shock for a good 10 seconds and one of…

To the girl who…is longing for her dreams.

Dream: to contemplate the possibility of doing something. The hang up here is just one word for many of us and it is “possibility”. The hang up is when we lose heart. When the enemy puts his foot into the doorway of our heart and says “Come on, really? Do you seriously think you’re the…

To the girl who…wants to adopt.

  To the girl who wants to adopt, you have found yourself losing sleep. To the girl who wants to adopt, you are waking up every morning, putting on that cute top, strapping up those cute flats…but when you look in the mirror, you don’t notice your outfit at all…all you notice is the empty…

To the girl who’s… infertile.

Hey y’all. If you’ve made your way to this part of Flourish, I am personally beside myself thrilled. Why? Because I believe with all my heart that the Lord LED you here. Several weeks back, my Sweet Jesus impressed upon my heart to write a post titled “To the girl who wants to adopt.” Little…