Truth & timing: in defense of silence. And also a long sidebar about feelings.

I was talking to my husband today about theological truth and timing.  The gist of the conversation was that while the truth doesn’t stop being true, some true statements are unhelpful or inappropriate at certain times.  If I happen upon someone sobbing as the result of personal tragedy, it might not be the best time … More Truth & timing: in defense of silence. And also a long sidebar about feelings.

Loud silences, loud statements: In which I rant a little.

When you have a long-term struggle, it can be hard on the people you care about and who care about you.  The unresolved nature of infertility, I think, can make people uncomfortable, and I think that sometimes they blame me for their discomfort, or need to control my feelings about dealing with infertility to soothe … More Loud silences, loud statements: In which I rant a little.