On miscarriage

There is a beautiful little story here about parents who have miscarried. The pain does not go away and we still long to meet our children who have passed, but we are comforted by the words of St. Bernard of Clairvaux in response to parents asking about the fate of their child:

“Your faith spoke for this child. Baptism for this child was only delayed by time. Your faith suffices. The waters of your womb — were they not the waters of life for this child? Look at your tears. Are they not like the waters of baptism? Do not fear this. God’s ability to love is greater than our fears. Surrender everything to God.”

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