Infertility and the Loss of a Pet

Infertility and the Loss of a Pet

It happened. I lost my pup and four-legged companion of over a decade. It was a sudden event and there was wailing. I didn’t expect it. I had all of about 3 minutes to say goodbye, most of which was spent moving through the initial shock… I went nuts. Crazy even. No time to prepare emotionally.

My Jack was completely healthy and of course, in my attempts to live life a little more carefree, had my guard down about losing him. He died in an accident on the farm.  Read more

How to Turn Doubt Into Faith

How to Turn Doubt Into Faith

How do I turn my doubts into faith? It’s something I have endeavored to doing everyday. Not everyday is easy though.

Faith is our trials, struggles, and disappointments turned into belief, action, contentment, and peace.

Life is a revolving door of disappointment. Everyday we struggle with something – a decision, a sin, a hurt, a burden.

As I sit here at my computer, there is a whirlwind of emotion, disappointment, and tangible struggle going on, even as I type, in the Davis household. Decisions to make, health to get back, thoughts to take captive, a marriage to minister to, yes or no to further infertility treatments, and goals to make for our next 5 years (yes, we are goal setting, 5 & 10 yr planning kinda people). At the crux of our planning is the ultimate question – God are you going to make our arms full? Our planning relies on this knowledge. Do we proceed with or without that expectation? Read more