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I Am 1 in 8

I am 1 in 8

a hundred affections

The irony is not lost on me.

Today begins National Infertility Awareness Week. On the very same day we are celebrating Jesus coming back to life from the dead begins a week raising awareness for women who desperately want the same thing – to bring life from what seems dead: our wombs, our eggs, our bodies.

The irony isn’t lost on me.

But neither is the hope. If Jesus can be raised from the dead, surely He can create life in our bodies. Surely, no matter how dire our situations, hope is not lost.

Our faith would be in vain had He not risen. But He has. And His resurrection changed everything, not the least of which is bringing life where there is death. Even to our broken bodies.

One in 8 women struggle with infertility. I am 1 in 8.

But I struggle as one with hope. Today we…

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