|Just Married! Now lets make some babies!|
Crash Course in Faith 101
How do you believe this news? How do you believe the messenger? How do you believe something when test results say another? How do you explain to your non-Christian husband that you are opting out of treatment cause ‘God will heal you’?
I would love to drop the ‘you just do’ bomb, but really – you don’t. You should, but I didn’t. It took conversations with wonderful women, letters to God, prayers, questions, pouring my uncertainty out to him, and then eventually I found myself claiming this out loud in my own voice, claiming it as truth. There is power in our words.
OK God, Whenever You Are Ready I’m Ready
Of course, when God promises you healing, he doesn’t do all the work for you. I had to do my part – which came in the form of dealing with personal issues and seeing a Christian counselor for hurts and pains I had never faced before. It was terrifying, eye-opening, life-changing, brutal, painful, and ultimately healing and freeing. I know it is a path I am still on and let’s just say Isaiah 54 is my jam!
I also believe a huge part is not only emotional healing but taking responsibility for your body. Changing your lifestyle, diet, providing your body the nutrition it needs. This plays a role too, a role we are responsible to take.
Then Why Am I Not Pregnant Yet?
Yet, I still wasn’t getting pregnant. So many questions went through my mind. Should I go on natural supplements for my thyroid? Am I doing all I can do on my end? Maybe God means for us to have children through adoption? What does HIS plan look like? What does HIS timeline look like?
|The day I found out I was pregnant!|
|The day we met Levi|
Am I Healed?
You may think that because my thyroid has flipped that I am not or won’t be healed. Yet, I believe healing doesn’t happen on our timeline, on our terms, or by our definition – I am taking a hormone pill every day to keep it ‘normal’ – maybe that is my healing, time will tell. But one thing is true forever, God keeps His promises, and we have to take ownership of our role and let God carry it out in His way and in His time.
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