If God is saying “no” to your prayers for a child, I can understand if Mother’s Day hurts.
I remember the hurt and confusion I felt many years ago as I was asking God for a second child. Although I didn’t understand why He was withholding a baby from me — while many women around me seemed to be getting pregnant whether they wanted to or not — God had His reasons and His purposes, that I have realized through the years.*
While my first reaction was to question God, I now realize there was wisdom in His withholding.
While your discovery of His reasons and purposes might still be down the road for you, let me encourage your heart with these three truths:read more