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How a Wife’s Willingness to Get Off of Birth Control Pills Blessed Her Marriage

October 13, 2013 by


This story is from a wife I have been communicating with since last winter. I shared her story first in the post, “My Husband Wants to Go Where?!?!?!” I know that each of us are at different stages on this journey with God. ¬†Different husbands are also at different stages. ¬†The issue of fertility and […]

The Billings Ovulation Method

September 3, 2013 by


I am so glad that one of my readers mentioned this method as a natural and reliable method of birth control for women who do not want to use hormonal contraceptives or for women who are opposed to using any type of contraceptive. I had actually heard of a similar method years ago – and […]

The Wonder of New Life

September 2, 2013 by


Greg, Brandon and myself (9 months pregnant with Haley) Greg holding Haley There were things I could never have begun to anticipate about pregnancy and motherhood – some wonderful parts of it, that I had never imagined. Before we had children, most of what I thought about pregnancy and having children was the negative stuff: […]

The Birth Control Issue – Part 2

September 1, 2013 by


Yesterday, I shared my story – what my views about birth control were early in our marriage, how my views changed after having children and paying more attention to the package inserts on birth control pills, our ultimate decision to have surgical sterilization due to severe health risks for me to attempt another pregnancy, my […]