There are so many challenges in life. These challenges may cause our minds to try and point fingers of blame. Due to the frustrations and uncertainties, it is a natural response to try and fine fault somewhere.
With the tragedy of stillbirth, it is no different. We go to God and ask him so many questions. Due to His gentleness and meekness, we often interpret his response as silence. The truth is God is never silent. However, we naturally expect an audible or tangible response from God. But when that does not occur, we fall into the lie that it must be our fault.
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I have always known that black women are more likely to experience pregnancy loss than other women in other racial categories. I have never taken the time to pull some stats, but I recently did, and it caused me to feel various emotions.
I am sharing the two basic images I pulled from the Star Legacy Foundation; a non-profit organization that is helping raise awareness concerning pregnancy loss. These show the racial demographics on stillbirth. (Click 'Read More' to continue, if necessary.)
I desire to help encourage and support women during their time of trying to conceive and if they experience the tragedy of stillbirth. When I experienced stillbirth, the best advice I received: Be Human. I hope to help Christian women recognize the importance of being human in order to process our emotions. When we admit we are weak, God is able to be faithful and be God. If we be human, then God can be God.