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Pregnant with Hope

Every night Colby and I pray together for our babies. Tuesday night after we finished I was reading scriptures regarding God’s promises for fertility and my heart just rose with hope.

I felt pregnant.

Not physically pregnant, but spiritually pregnant. Pregnant with hope. Pregnant with hope that our babies are coming soon. Pregnant with hope that the Lord fulfills His promise. Pregnant with hope that He is working on details everyday to bring us our babies. Pregnant with Hope that everything the enemy had tried to take away from us, the Lord is going to restore a double portion. Pregnant with Hope that His timing is perfect. Pregnant with hope because of Him! His faithfulness. His love. His forgiveness. His peace. His joy. His grace. His direction. His wisdom. His favor. His righteousness. His power. His compassion. His sovereignty.

I feel so pregnant right now, but this pregnancy has nothing to do with having babies. It has everything to do with Jesus. This feeling of pregnancy is so fulfilling. It doesn’t just last 9 months. It doesn’t have it’s good or bad days. It’s overflowing. It’s so much richer, sweeter, and better than any pregnancy I will ever have physically.

It is interesting that our Moms in the Making group read the book called Pregnant with Hope last summer and I never once thought about the title, but now I get it! I finally get it. For this journey I haven’t been able to explain how I feel, but now I can, I feel pregnant!! It is what so many are waiting for in the physical realm, but what I’m experiencing in the spiritual realm. It is so much more fulfilling then anything else and there is no waiting involved.

What are you pregnant with? Fear, doubt, jealousy, and bitterness or love, peace, joy, and hope?

The sweetest place to be is resting in His arms letting Him pour His love into you. I hope anyone experiencing a trial spends more time pursuing Him and less time pursuing the thing you are waiting for. He satisfies the longing soul. Psalm 107:9

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25 Comments
  • Aubrey
    Posted at 06:42h, 28 February Reply

    Wow… I love this so much!! XOXO

  • Megan Davis
    Posted at 06:54h, 28 February Reply

    Joining you in His arms this morning!!

  • Marianne
    Posted at 06:55h, 28 February Reply

    I love it!!

  • Lauren
    Posted at 07:21h, 28 February Reply

    I love this! Praise the Lord for that feeling and assurance. May it continue to fill you up!

  • Kim Adams Morgan
    Posted at 07:35h, 28 February Reply

    This is beautiful. I just love your heart for Christ. I’m pregnant for God’s promise of Spring and forgiveness, and for a renewed heart and mind every day for His people.

  • Morgan
    Posted at 08:30h, 28 February Reply

    Yes! This is awesome! I am so glad The Lord has instilled in you a deep sense of hope! Love hearing this! Love you girl

  • Gabby
    Posted at 09:26h, 28 February Reply

    Love this post!! Your day is sooooon!! πŸ˜€

  • Jojo
    Posted at 10:14h, 28 February Reply

    Amazing way to view it! I love this!

  • Jessica
    Posted at 10:22h, 28 February Reply

    I love this! I feel like I can totally relate right now. I feel so hopeful and so joyful, pregnant with hope about someday having a baby, but about so much more. Love you girl!

  • dspence
    Posted at 10:23h, 28 February Reply

    Love this! You and Colby are on my heart daily. Praying for you!

  • Elisha
    Posted at 11:13h, 28 February Reply

    I am totally with you girl!! xoxo

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  • Emily (eatloveprocreate.blogspot.com)
    Posted at 11:20h, 28 February Reply

    To just have that hope is so powerful….I mean to truly KNOW in your heart that it WILL work out. That is what faith is really all about. Believing every single day and week for you and Colby here!

  • Kelli B
    Posted at 12:10h, 28 February Reply

    I love this, Caroline πŸ™‚ I met you a while back but I just found your blog and I’ve enjoyed reading it! You are so encouraging. I pray that my faith would grow like yours!

  • Amie
    Posted at 14:38h, 28 February Reply

    I have heard of this book before but haven’t read it yet, I will have to do that. Not to take anything away from anyone else because I pray for all of yall, but girl I honestly pray for you and Elisha the most! I pray for your babies all of the time and I just know it will happen for both of you soon. πŸ™‚

    • Elisha
      Posted at 20:09h, 28 February Reply

      oh my! I just randomly saw this and I am so honored. I am in tears! Thank you so much sweetie!! xoxo

  • Charity
    Posted at 16:25h, 28 February Reply

    Don’t you just love when God helps us to see a scripture or an experience with new eyes. It invigorates the soul. I am hopeful that God is doing new things in us and not just where babies are concerned. I am finally pregnant with Peace and it feels so God. Thanks for sharing this sweet message Caroline. Not only were you blessed with the gift of faith you also have the gift of encouragement.

  • Natalie
    Posted at 17:55h, 28 February Reply

    How beautiful! Right now, I feel pregnant with an overwhelming sense of peace. Thank you for sharing this with us today πŸ™‚ bless your sweet heart! Xoxo

  • Amy
    Posted at 19:35h, 28 February Reply

    Love this!! This week I have been praying especially for you and Elisha, that for both of you, your time would be SOON! Hoping and believing with you!!

    • Elisha
      Posted at 20:09h, 28 February Reply

      oh wow! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!! SOON indeed!!!! πŸ™‚

  • Jen
    Posted at 19:36h, 28 February Reply

    This is such a beautiful post! It’s always a great reminder that Jesus is enough. xoxo

  • Stacy Ricci
    Posted at 14:12h, 01 March Reply

    I love the pregnant with hope idea!! Love it! πŸ™‚ xoxo <3

  • Jennifer T.
    Posted at 13:23h, 02 March Reply

    This is such a beautiful post. I feel the peace as I read it. Thank you for sharing!

  • jennifer prod
    Posted at 20:24h, 02 March Reply

    Pregnant with hope is such a beautiful phrase and makes me want to pick up that book. i’m glad you’re feeling so hopeful- it makes me want to be hopeful too πŸ™‚

  • Bridget Meleski
    Posted at 18:17h, 10 March Reply

    Love it ! πŸ™‚

  • Lizzy
    Posted at 04:30h, 23 March Reply

    Have you ever read the books God’s Plan for Pregnancy by Nerida Walker? Look her up on youtube, as she and her husband were infertile and her book is incredible for boosting faith from conception to delivery. Supernatural Childbirth by Jackie Mize is another faith boosting book.

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