The Guiding Star Project Blog

Endometriosis, infertility, grief, and joy. Read and learn more about your powerful body and heart on The Guiding Star Project’s blog.

Pro-Life In The Trenches.

In college, a group of students and I would pray outside an abortion clinic early Saturday mornings.  After several weeks of praying outside on my knees in the cold, I had an itch to do more, so I trained to

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A Disappearing Future

Don’t it always seem to go. That you don’t know what you’ve got ’til its gone… “Puo”.  The elderly woman stands up from her seat as I enter the crowded bus.  “No. No. Ecco.” A younger woman gets up from next

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Our Alex

When I was in my second year of teaching, I had a co-worker come up to me in the hallway and inform me that she had had a dream that I was pregnant, that she was “usually pretty good about

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Accepting Help

As a high-energy, type-A, go-getter who comes from a family of high-energy, type-A go-getters, I have always struggled with pride and perfectionism.  Pride in the fact that I am (under normal circumstances) able to accomplish a million things in a

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