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Miscarriage Resources and Support (for Dads too)

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. If you have lost a little one or know someone who has, spend extra time this month in prayer for them, those affected, and all mothers who ache over their loss. Below, we would like to share some resources with you on miscarriage. Gifts of Sympathy &…

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Miscarriage: The Loss of a Child

"I will not cause pain without allowing something new to be born," says the Lord Isaaih 66:9 Miscarriage and loss, infant, pregnancy

“Love without suffering is impossible; suffering without love is unbearable.” The Pieta: Our Lady of Sorrows My husband Tom has repeated the above quote to me often throughout our relationship. Having first heard these words from Dr. Scott Hahn (one of my husband’s idols) this quote has become a sort of mantra for his life and…

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Having Doubts

Doubting Thomas: A Catholic Mother's Reflection on Saint Thomas' Inspirational Desire

Who doesn’t like St. Thomas? His is an easy feast to celebrate. He is a character we understand because we have all probably been ‘Thomas’ at one point or another. He is skeptical, genuine, hopeful and serious when faced with the risen Lord and the Truth that looks too good to be true.  He is…

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My Mother’s Day Miscarriage – In God’s Hands

Mother's Day Miscarriage

My first miscarriage happened on Mother’s Day weekend about ten years ago.  We had two young children at the time and we were excited about the thought of another child. I had another miscarriage years later but it did not affect me as much as my “Mother’s Day miscarriage”(Maybe because it was my first, but likely…

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Almost Strong Enough

Miscarriage, pregnancy, losing a child, and heartache: what this woman went through and how she manages it in her heart and outward appearances.

Our first miscarriage was the most traumatic, both physically and emotionally. Some relatives were set to visit a few days after the miscarriage was complete. Although they knew what we had gone through, they didn’t want to cancel their visit. I was irritated that they weren’t going to give us space to grieve, but I…

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Her 9th C-Section & Trusting in God

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I swallowed deeply as I reread her answer. This will be her 9th C-section. I know the risks and her faith is evident… but I couldn’t stop myself form asking more questions and then sharing the answers. Because the world has to hear this. The world has to hear the complete trust she has in…

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