#Courage

Sharon Courage 1 Comment

One year ago today, my son Coen was born. Roughly two weeks after that, I wrote a blog post to explain the meaning of his name. Coen is Dutch for “brave,” and it’s a name I hope he lives into. I hope both of my sons will be brave the way Jesus was brave. That’s how I felt, and that’s how I still feel …

Jesus, the Original First Responder

Sharon Courage 0 Comments

Shortly after my first son was born, I developed a strange, irrational fear of him falling. At the time, our house had an open stairwell in the middle of the entry way, and it was the main source of my anxiety. You had to pass by it to go anywhere in the house, and this, to me, spelled doom. I was absolutely sure someone …