Many women feel especially close to God during childbirth. The act of participating with God’s creative design to bring a new life into the world is nothing short of awe-inspiring! Childbirth has even been described as a “thin place” where the veil between Heaven and Earth is drawn back a bit.
Raising children, in general, can bring parents to a greater reliance on God and deeper understanding of God’s paternal love for us. So it only makes sense that beginning your journey as a mother can be a moment of great spiritual resonance.
If you’re preparing to give birth, you might be hoping it will bring you closer to God. These 5 tools can be useful, both before and during the birth, to make faith a central part of your birth story.
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