Thank you for journeying with us through this (in)fertility blog. Doubtlessly, you will be hearing more about our son through the years on our blog site here, but this part of the journey has now transitioned and so we will pause the story here. If you have been reading regularly, you probably have picked up … Continue reading 53. Our (in)fertility journey final post.
Franklin drew his short sword and advanced on Herman. “Leave the mare alone. We're not leavin' the sledge.” Herman unsheathed his own scimitar. “I don't think you understand who's in charge here Fred. Believe me when I say you don't want to challenge a Ranger to a duel.” “Funny, we dern't see any Rangers here. … Continue reading 30b (Argentum’s Song – PG)
"Russell you are a gift of God, Russell you're a miracle. Russell you are our son and we love you, Russell you're a gift of God." As I hold our son in our arms, I string together this prayer / expression of mystery and find myself singing these lines over and over again. I love … Continue reading 52. Lullabies
Chapter Thirty Claude listened carefully to the latest refrain and turned to Sven. “That one was different.” Sven nodded. “The first two were 'Distress - overwhelming numbers'. The last one was garbled, I've no idea what it was saying.” “The Marshal?” “Maybe, or one of the other Warriors he was inviting to the council? It … Continue reading 30a (Argentum’s Song – PG)
I ended up allowing the pressure of coming exams to push my confusing thoughts to the side and just focused on getting through the final few days. After my final exam I drove home and never actually saw any of those five guys again until the next September. Once at my parents, with no pressing … Continue reading Alan’s Hand part 2
“I didn't say I wouldn't come, I just ... I just wanted a plan first.” But even as she mumbled it, she knew she was making justifications. This would not look good to Bildad if he was alive when this was all over. Really though, what were the odds she would be alive when this … Continue reading 29b (Argentum’s Song – PG)
It happened! Russell Jr. was born on a late summer's day. Waltzing into our arms as a six pound immeasurable treasure of cuteness and determination after being born at home. (We had felt while praying that we were to have a home birth and a way was made, even though I was in my 43rd … Continue reading 51. It happened!
Chapter Twenty Nine Three notes into the song she had been longing for for days, Argent broke off to listen to a distant bugling. “Fath - Simon's in trouble!” Argent grabbed Martha's hand and pulled her behind him. After rushing forward off the main trail for a dozen paces she dug in her heals pulled … Continue reading 29a (Argentum’s Song – PG)
“I don't understand, why are you allowing my room to get so small. It has been weeks like this and I liked to do the flips and fun dance moves. I thought you liked them too.” “Oh, I do,” said the Creator with a glow on His face. “Someday you will understand that I take … Continue reading 50. An ‘ug?
Argent turned his attention to study the ground at his feet. The water had eroded away enough of the trail that it wasn’t obvious unless you were looking for it. However, yes, there was evidence of horse prints leading north down the mountainside. That would certainly explain why they hadn’t been able to overtake the … Continue reading 28b (Argentum’s Song – PG)