This has been something I’ve wanted to write about for a while now – even before Etching Peace was even thought of.
Quotes. One-liners. Tag lines. Phrases. They’re everywhere.
Since becoming more actively involved in the miscarriage community, I’ve heard quite a few.
The response of a young woman being told that she does have the ability to try again and have another baby: “I don’t want another baby. I want the one baby I can not have.”
The song “Heart Song” by KB and Jasmine Le’Shea. I know the song talks of a different subject, but there’s one line in that song that sticks with me as someone that tries to have faith in Christ: “All these years of loving Him, and this is what I get?!”
And my beautiful wife, sitting on the couch next to me: “How do you sit in a room full of people and feel completely alone?”
The loss of a child leaves one feeling completely empty and alone. The weight of the burden is more than any one person stands to be able to carry on their own.
I am less than one week off of finding out about our recent loss. It hurts. It really does.
But now, more than ever, I’m here to tell you that you are not alone.
My heart goes out to everyone that has experienced this. I love you all.