Joseph’s Story

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life,” Proverbs 13:12

I share with you my struggle and joy in my journey into motherhood which includes becoming a young mother, the loss of my son through stillbirth, severe Hyperemesis Gravidarum and the love, hope and healing that came through my rainbow baby.  We offer support for women going through all pregnancy hardships.

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Part 1: The Last Encounter…

The stallion was so magnificent. Galloping all around me in his striking beauty. The consistent thudding of his hooves hitting the ground, rearing up every now and then to take his stance with the anxiety, frustration or pressure he felt near me. It was almost as if he was desperately trying to connect with me.

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Part 2: Living in Darkness

The morning of November 12, 2013 is one that I used to try and block a thousand times over from my mind. Little did I know then that that day was the day my heart would be lit again and my soul would finally be alive. I would begin to walk out of the darkness that I had unknowingly been in for thirteen years and I would finally walk into the light.

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Part 3: Love and Loss

The years after Lillian was born were a whirlwind and now that she is nearly ten years old, I can hardly remember many of the details. Jason and I jumped into parenthood together like it was natural. Watching him with Lillian at night, swaying with her in our bedroom when she was a newborn and kissing her forehead melted my heart.

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Part 4: Spiritual Awakening

My son’s death gave me the most unimaginable pain. Contrary to that, my son’s death also made me feel alive. Losing a child is like losing a part of yourself. Your children are your greatest extension of who you are.

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