A mother’s prayer for her baby

Dear heavenly Father,  We know that you have loved _________ since before the world began and that her name is engraved on the palms of your hands. Thank you for entrusting her to us.  Please hold on to her hands, now little fist balls, as they grow. Please help her to use them to do […]

Motherhood and Loss

*Trigger warning – loss of baby ‘Can you be a mother if you don’t have a child?‘ This question plagued me for a long time. Our son Timothy was born prematurely. I gave birth to him, he lived for thirty minutes and he died in our arms. Is there a word for a mother without […]

Five minutes peace for families in lockdown

“The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways.” Proverbs 14:8 “A happy heart makes the face cheerful.” Proverbs 15:13 When I think about all the families going through lockdown right now, I think about cabin fever. Doing life, all of life, eating, sleeping, working, schooling all under one roof. I think of that […]