Wow. Just wow. I am truly speechless.

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These past 24 hours have been absolutely amazing!!!! I still haven’t been able to fully wrap my mind around everything. We released our first video, raising pregnancy loss awareness, yesterday morning around 11am and it’s been an incredible whirlwind ever since.

The response, the support, the love has been absolutely overwhelming! The entire day was filled with reading your words, hearing your stories, and overflowing with so much gratitude for every share, kind word, ounce of encouragement, prayer, text message, private message, comment, and email. We were truly and genuinely blown away by the response! Thank you all so much for rallying behind this project and helping us share such an important message of love, loss, and hope! And I am just so very grateful for those nine beautiful women above who joined me and helped me make this all possible.

I wish I could share every message with you because the words have flooded my heart with more than I can ever express. Here are just a FRACTION of them…

“A moving video on pregnancy loss, grief, coping, God’s love and plan, and celebrating each life matters…” – C.

“Such a beautiful tribute to the strong women who have lost a baby.” – H.

“So thought provoking and encouraging and how brave and courageous of you all to tell your stories and let others know they aren’t alone. Jesus is so amazing and loss is so profoundly hard for us to understand but one day it will all make sense. Until then we just have to remember to lean on Him (and each other) and trust His plans for us!” – C.

“Oh my goodness! All of the 💜s, and you might need some Kleenex. Friends, I pray you’ll watch this and share it. Heather, you made beauty from our ashes by being obedient to God and letting Him work through you. This is just what my heart needed as Baby E’s due date approaches. Thank you.” – M.

I cried. It was beautiful. You are all beautiful and so strong. I’ve got no words. I’m proud to know you all!” – L.

“As a woman and a mom, I feel ashamed of my perception of pregnancy loss. I’ve said stupid things and never really grasped the concept that this pain stays with you and attacks when you least expect it. Just because these precious women don’t get to see their babies, hold them, or take them home, it doesn’t mean that hearts aren’t still aching for what should have been (in a month, six months ago, two years ago, or even ten years ago.) I am so proud of Heather and all the ladies in this video for sharing their stories. You have opened my eyes and my heart with this little glimpse into the journey of pregnancy loss. Every single one of you is more brave and strong than you’ll ever know.” – H.

“Of all the things I have experienced in my life, pregnancy loss was not one of them. I had no idea how my friends who experienced such devastation truly feel. This is a beautiful film done by Heather Becker. Get your tissues you will need them. It’s called the Isaiah Project.” – B.

“Statistics vary slightly, but it is estimated that 1 in 3 or 4 women experience a pregnancy loss, yet it is rarely talked about. Infertility is even less so discussed. If you or someone you know is struggling, please check out this video and fb page. Please know there are women who have been there and are there to support you. You don’t have to go through this alone.” – A.

“This is truly a work of God’s beauty and grace. Thank you for creating such an honest look at grief and hope!” – M.

I can’t express how much all of these words mean to me. We’re doing it, friends. We’re breaking the silence and raising awareness! Please keep sharing. Every single post, comment, and share matters and helps this video get in front of the women who need to hear this message. ❤

With love,
Heather

 

We did it! First TSC Photo Shoot :)

Well, I slept from about 2:30-4:30am and then 6:30-8:30am because I could not shut my brain off last night!! I just wanted to keep editing and seeing that finish line get closer and closer. Last night was certainly not flawless (I have never done anything like this so learning curves are to be expected!) But the photos are exactly what I needed. The rain held out, my parents were there to serve food and love on Oliver, the ladies showed up with hearts on their sleeves, and Rich did an amazing job bringing my vision out of my head and onto the canvas. ❤ ❤

And I can also now share with you that my wonderful in-laws spent hours making beautiful, thoughtful gifts for each of the women to take home last night. Because I watched the process unfold, I can tell you that these necklaces were a labor of love. I am so grateful for their generous hearts.

This morning, I have spent some quality time alone with my best guys, since the girls are at a sleepover. I’ve had a breakfast of champions, consisting of coffee and a leftover oatmeal raisin cookie from the shoot (ha!), and I’m ready to get back to it! I cannot wait to share this project with all of you. It is my heart. I truly can’t remember the last time I was so passionate about something I worked on.

Thank you for every prayer, kind word, post share and all the love you’ve shown me thus far!!!

With love,
Heather