Father’s Day Pain

Why do some churches insist on doing this? We were visiting my in-laws for Father’s Day and visited a local church. All the Dads were asked to stand. Not, men but Dads. They were honoured and praised, singled out for being Dads. Don’t get me wrong, I think Dads (and Read more…

What Lies Ahead?

I registered with a family doctor today and was so impressed with and moved by her empathy. After the obligatory “how much alcohol do you drink per week?” I joked that it depended on the time of the month! She was so understanding as we discussed how hard the waiting Read more…

When Trust Fails

When my period came this month I broke down. I wept. I couldn’t pray. I didn’t trust my words. I confessed to my mentor that although I thought I was trusting God, maybe I wasn’t. She asked me to challenge that sentence. Does my doubt and disappointment mean I don’t Read more…

When God Says No

You may have read that we were going to find out if our IVF had been successful on Christmas Day. It wasn’t. And we did find out on Christmas Day. At 5pm to be precise. Just after we’d finished a lovely Christmas Dinner. I cried. My Mum cried. It wasn’t Read more…

A Temporary Mist

I basically knew that my period was starting as we sat in the parking lot and my mood matched the dark clouds and thick mist that surrounded us. The supposedly stunning scenery was hidden from us. But it didn’t look as though the weather was going to get much better Read more…

About me

Hi, I’m Helen. Thanks for taking the time to read my blog! Here are a few facts about me: My favourite colour is red. I love the outdoors. My favourite food is curry. I’m British but live in Canada and thanks to Brexit I’m also an Irish citizen. I’ve seen Read more…

July – A Wedding

We both knew that we wanted children and that we weren’t getting any younger. However we had only known each other for 10 months! Should we start trying for a family right away or wait a while? I don’t think there is a right or wrong answer to this question Read more…