Spiritual Medicine for Mom Guilt

John 9:3 (NRSV), Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God’s works might be revealed in him.” It’s my belief that as soon as a baby is born, the mother is hit with a heavy dose of mom guilt. Mom guilt is the belief that everything negative that happens to your child and in your child’s life is because of something you’ve done wrong. Mom guilt … [Read more...]

Yes, There is Hope

1 Peter 1:6–8 (NRSV), In this you rejoice, even if now for a little while you have had to suffer various trials, so that the genuineness of your faith—being more precious than gold that, though perishable, is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed. Although you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you … [Read more...]

Postpartum Care While Grieving

Disclaimer: I am not a medical, psychological or psychiatric professional. This post contains advice from my personal experience. Every case of PPD, Postpartum Anxiety, and in extreme cases, Postpartum Psychosis is unique to that individual. If you are suffering from any of these illnesses, please seek professional help immediately. If you feel like you will harm yourself or your baby, please seek … [Read more...]