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PAIL Leah Hoverman PAIL Leah Hoverman

PAIL Feature Friday: Story of Rebekah

July 2013 was at the time the happiest moment of my life. My husband and I found out that I was pregnant, 4 weeks to be exact. At that time, we were going to a great church and attending Celebrate Recovery, a ministry for those with hurts, habits or hangups. We had a church family that stood by our side through all our ups and downs.

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Mommy Monday Catherine Spivey Mommy Monday Catherine Spivey

Mommy Monday: Catherine's Story

Each week, I'll share the story of a mother. Not just any mother, but a mother that surpassed the odds, a mother that overcame, a mother that didn't give up, a mother that believed that the Lord had plans for her family. These are the stories of mothers after infertility when her precious miracle entered her world. May these stories inspire you, give you hope, and encourage you to keep believing for your miracle.

I want to introduce you to this week's Featured Mommy Monday…

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Mommy Monday Betsie Morales Mommy Monday Betsie Morales

Mommy Monday: Betsie's Story

Each week, I'll share the story of a mother. Not just any mother, but a mother that surpassed the odds, a mother that overcame, a mother that didn't give up, a mother that believed that the Lord had plans for her family. These are the stories of mothers after infertility when her precious miracle entered her world. May these stories inspire you, give you hope, and encourage you to keep believing for your miracle.

I want to introduce you to this week's Featured Mommy Monday…

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Mommy Monday Megan Mollere Mommy Monday Megan Mollere

Mommy Monday: Megan's Story

Each week, I'll share the story of a mother. Not just any mother, but a mother that surpassed the odds, a mother that overcame, a mother that didn't give up, a mother that believed that the Lord had plans for her family. These are the stories of mothers after infertility when her precious miracle entered her world. May these stories inspire you, give you hope, and encourage you to keep believing for your miracle.

I want to introduce you to this week's Featured Mommy Monday…

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Infertility Shannon Ketchum Infertility Shannon Ketchum

Navigating the Holidays Part 5

The holidays are approaching, in fact one of them just passed. And for many people and for many reasons, the holidays are not an easy part of the year. Some of us dread this time of year. We'd like to stay in bed and pretend it doesn't exist. Does that sound familiar?

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Infertility Shannon Ketchum Infertility Shannon Ketchum

Navigating the Holidays Part 4

The holidays are approaching, in fact one of them just passed. And for many people and for many reasons, the holidays are not an easy part of the year. Some of us dread this time of year. We'd like to stay in bed and pretend it doesn't exist. Does that sound familiar?

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Infertility Shannon Ketchum Infertility Shannon Ketchum

Navigating the Holidays Part 3

The holidays are approaching, in fact one of them just passed. And for many people and for many reasons, the holidays are not an easy part of the year. Some of us dread this time of year. We'd like to stay in bed and pretend it doesn't exist. Does that sound familiar?

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Infertility Shannon Ketchum Infertility Shannon Ketchum

Navigating the Holidays Part 2

The holidays are approaching, in fact one of them just passed. And for many people and for many reasons, the holidays are not an easy part of the year. Some of us dread this time of year. We'd like to stay in bed and pretend it doesn't exist. Does that sound familiar?

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Infertility Shannon Ketchum Infertility Shannon Ketchum

Navigating the Holidays Part 1

The holidays are approaching, in fact one of them just passed. And for many people and for many reasons, the holidays are not an easy part of the year. Some of us dread this time of year. We'd like to stay in bed and pretend it doesn't exist. Does that sound familiar?

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Infertility, Faith Shannon Ketchum Infertility, Faith Shannon Ketchum

What I am Thankful For This Year

I figured it was my turn to jump into this thankful train that everyone seems to be jumping on these days, especially after just celebrating thanksgiving with my family.

Some days it's really hard to find things to be thankful for especially when you have had so much grief or disappointment in your life. But…

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Infertility, Faith Shannon Ketchum Infertility, Faith Shannon Ketchum

What’s Your Focus?

I will not let the stress of ________ overtake my life. All of us have a “blank” that we stress about. We all stress. It’s a part of life. Stress consumes us. But how do we really change it? How do we let go and begin to live in the present?

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Infertility Shannon Ketchum Infertility Shannon Ketchum

The Trap

She just got married, how is she already pregnant? And her ... only took 2 months. And oh, her ... it only took her a year. Why is it taking me years to conceive?

Maybe you have said same of these same things. Comparison…

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Prayer Shannon Ketchum Prayer Shannon Ketchum

Lessons about Prayer

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.  – Philippians 4:6-7 NIV

For years, I struggled to pray.

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Infertility Emmy Blakely Infertility Emmy Blakely

Choose Joy 2018

Choose Joy 2018, an infertility conference is coming to Atlanta, GA in a little over a month, so I thought I'd bring on Emmy Blakely to share her story and how she began Choose Joy!

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Infertility, NIAW Meaghan Griffith Infertility, NIAW Meaghan Griffith

NIAW: Meghan Griffith's Story

This week is National Infertility Awareness Week. A week created to bring awareness to the horrible condition of infertility. So this week on the Embrace Bravery blog, you'll hear stories from women who have braved the diagnosis of infertility, but are choosing to believe that this is just a season and they are experiencing delayed fertility. These women choose to believe in a big God who can do big things and a God who is bigger than any diagnosis.

Meet Meghan Griffith, an Embrace Bravery participant. This is her story.

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