Barren – such an ugly word. It makes you want to look away. It is a word equated with shame, guilt and sorrow. Something private. Embarrassing. Better to have others think you are “selfish”, that you do not want kids, than to share your sorrow and be judged or even worse – pitied. Continue reading “Barren no more”
Today would have been her due date, July 27, 2012.
On Thanksgiving Day 2011 I found out I was pregnant. By Monday morning I knew something was seriously wrong. My husband held me as he told me that we were not going to cry, we still had a baby today, we would pray and trust God. That night as I laid in bed watching T.V. I placed my hand on my stomach – I was still a mommy, if even just for one night. Continue reading “Mariah’s Lasting Gift”