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*If you are new to the blog and want to read the story of my miracles click here. Letters to my Babes.  Brooklyn and Eliana, I blinked my eyes and January 25 turned the page in my planner faster than I anticipated. Today marks six sweet months being the mom to you, my little miracle […]

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  • Cathy Knecht - So glad u r writing again Katie! I look forward to watching your beautiful miracles grow!ReplyCancel

  • Erin Seim Valdes - Beautifully said! We are gonna miss you guysReplyCancel

  • Bitsy Donham - Thank you for your transparency and sharing God’s miracles with us…. can’t wait for all of you to be in Spokane again! <3 and hugsReplyCancel

  • Peggy Clark - Beautiful letter. Beautiful girls. Beautiful Mom. I knew when you babysat Annie and Andrew that you would be an amazing mom someday. You were always Andrews favorite…think he had a little crush on you Katie Lallier! (You made the best masks!) Blessings to you and your beautiful family.ReplyCancel

Like a tug of war In the middle I stand Feet digging down deep into the mud with arms outstretched to each side stuck holding the heavy rope Feeling the weight of the tension pulling my soul I look to the right, in that one hand, I hold the hope of life The hope and […]

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  • Jenny Garfias - Always encouraging. Just what I neededReplyCancel

  • Carole L. Frybarger - I will never stop being impressed with your gift for writing, God has blessed you honey! ReplyCancel

  • Mary E King - Beautiful Katie, absolutely beautiful……. just as you are!

He pressed in, snuggling me close to his body were he whispered quietly in my ear, “Happy Birthday.” Suddenly I revolted at his loving words by bursting into a river of tears. I did not want to be 29. Not that this day found me by surprise, of course I knew May 4th was my […]

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  • Heather Elaine Matias - Right there with you friend. Our lives are so parallel. He knows our heart and mourns with us. ReplyCancel

  • Amy Hodgdon - Katie,
    In hope….believe, wait, and expect!
    You never know the path that God has you on….Keep trusting Him.
    I know these thoughts in many ways, not exactly, but I can definitely relate.
    Thank you for sharing!
    I am coming over from the link up with Casey Leigh, and I’m glad to have read these words!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie Driscoll Strength - Poetic and beautiful. Even our sadness is a gift to see life though a new lens.ReplyCancel

  • Catherine Short - “I did not want to turn 29 today because it just signified one more year, one more year older, one more year of the glaring spotlight on us, we are different, we are behind, we don’t fit in with our peers.”

    This really resonates with me. I feel this often while walking a different path. Every new year, birthday, and anniversary is a celebration, but a reminder that we are still waiting; bittersweet.

    It’s beautiful to find comfort in scripture. ReplyCancel

The morning light peeks through the slots of my window coverings prodding me of this new today. A new morning has come and the reality of waking sits heavy on my chest. My swollen, tear drained eyes pop open instantly as my mind fires off in all directions trying to find my center to land […]

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  • Bitsy Donham - So very sorry for the loss and grief you are in the midst of….. so very very Thankful that we know about Sunday and the hope that gives us in the midst of pain and loss. Love you, pryaing for you <3

  • Brenda Cauvel Craig - What a beautiful depiction of the sorrow and hope you all face right now.ReplyCancel

  • Deb Williams-Farnsworth - Katie….in 2011 my parents died within 3 weeks of one another and since then it has been “Sunday” that gives me the hope and knowing of seeing them again….praying for all of you!ReplyCancel

  • Norene Mandeville - Katie, I am so sorry for your loss. You are gifted and were lucky to be so close to her. Death at a young age is never expected and she is so lucky to be in heaven. It is just hard for the ones who love her.. I will pray for all of you. Love you all!ReplyCancel

  • Jennie McKinney Bradstreet - My heart hurts for you as I read this. I am so sorry for the loss and the grief you are feeling. Praying for you. ReplyCancel

  • Debra Stoker - Thank you for sharing your heart! Praying continually for you all! After losing my dad, mother in law and brother this year, the hope of ” Sunday” keeps me moving forward day by day, week by week! ReplyCancel