Infant Loss · Loss · MIscarriage · Motherhood · pregnancy · Uncategorized

Where is the Church in Pregnancy, Miscarriage, and Birth?

    I’ve had the feeling myself and I’ve heard it expressed among a lot of friends. “Where is the Church during …?” At the most difficult or the most profound moments of our lives, we want…something. Something official that shows that these huge and life-altering moments are¬†recognized by the body of Christ. We want… Continue reading Where is the Church in Pregnancy, Miscarriage, and Birth?

Birth · Human Dignity · Motherhood · Prayer · pregnancy

Stretch Marks, Fishermen, and Housewives

I’ve been thinking about the spiritual necessity of perspective lately, and asking God that I may have the right perspective, that is to see things the way God sees them because of course, God is Truth, so to see as God sees is to see things the way they really are. The disciples so often… Continue reading Stretch Marks, Fishermen, and Housewives

Birth · Fatherhood · Motherhood · pregnancy

Why a Woman’s Experiences During Childbirth Matters

There’s a phrase that I’ve heard often when it comes to the topic of childbirth. Due to give birth again in a few weeks myself, I’ve heard it more often lately. I’ve heard it said to mothers of newborns, to pregnant mothers, and in a variety of situations. It’s the phrase “As long as the… Continue reading Why a Woman’s Experiences During Childbirth Matters