Celine’s Story (Part 3): More Precious Than Gold

This is the third and final part to my blog series entitled “Celine’s Story”. However, it is likely not the last time I will be writing about her or my experience of stillbirth. Although I do not hold Celine in my arms today, God continues to use her to transform my relationship with Him from the…

Grace-full Grief

My biggest revelation while mourning the death of my daughter, Celine, is that the deeper you go into grief, the deeper you encounter grace. Grief is a scary thing. When you experience loss people will tell you the importance of taking the time to grieve but instinctively, you might try to get the grieving process…

We Named Her Celine Gabrielle

Celine is a French name which means “Heaven” or “heavenly”. To be honest, when Jon and I were picking a name for our daughter we absolutely fell in love with the sound of the name Celine. I however, admit struggling with the fact that it meant “heaven.” I refused to entertain the thought of heaven and…