Love in the Midst: Reflections after a Horrible Car Accident

In the days to follow, I expected pure joy and peace. My husband nearly died and was mercifully spared. I expected gratitude to fill my heart and soul, after all, it was Thanksgiving. I was thankful, but I was also bitter and directed it toward him.

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When Your Fiancé Applies to Medical School…

Around three years ago on a perfect North Carolina snow day, Tom proposed and I said, “Yes!” I also said goodbye to all my prior expectations of a “normal” life. Supporting him was more important than the hypothetical dream life I had imagined, but that didn’t mean I didn’t experience some disappointment as I let go of expectations.

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