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NIAW: Leah Hoverman'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 Leah Hoverman, the activities coordinator of Embrace Bravery. This is her story.

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Infertility, NIAW Shannon Ketchum Infertility, NIAW Shannon Ketchum

NIAW: Shannon Ketchum'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 read 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 Shannon Ketchum, the founder of Embrace Bravery. This is her story.

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Fear No More

Fear. What is it? Why do we have it? Why does it hold us back? How do we overcome it? I'm sure these are all things you've thought about or asked about fear.

Fear according to Merriam-Webster dictionary is…

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Beyond Beyond

Through my infertility journey I have gone through various spaces of how I handled the journey. From It’ll happen one day to I trust Him to He promised to doubting His promises to depression to anger to believing in more than I could imagine to more trust than ever.

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Why???

Why???? It seems to be the word that I have uttered more than anything this year. Why? Why me? Why now? Why here? Why am I still here? Why has this not ended? Why, why, why?!?!?

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Carry Camp Retreat – Part 2

So the retreat goes on...

Saturday morning we arose early, had breakfast, and then made our way to the living room. This time the focus was the keynote speaker. She had a message prepared for us. She shared her story and reminded us that God is telling us that our hope is in Him. And then asked us to ponder the question: Is God your safe place?

Two things really stuck out to me.

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Brave

What does it mean to be brave? It’s a term we hear often in this day and age. But what does it really mean? Does it mean you have to be a superhero or accomplish really big things? Can anyone be brave?

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Trials & Stories

Lately I have wondered why specific challenges in my life exist. God has been telling me that it’s all because their is a story or testimony there. Something that He will use me to bring Him all the glory. Something He will use me to share with others that will encourage & give hope to them.

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What Satan Intended for Evil...

So I am currently doing this amazing study on the Book of Esther by Beth Moore called Esther: It’s Tough Being a Woman. It’s absolutely amazing!!

I was blown away by a certain part of this study. Beth Moore was talking about when Haman had gotten King Xerxes permission to put in the order to have all the Jews killed.

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