The planning, dreaming, scheming and hopes of the future can be seen in the eyes of newly wedded couples.
They have plans, written and spoke.
Where To live, jobs and career plans, places to visit, number of children to have.
Once settled and and the stage is set for children then begin the wait.
As months turns into years it begins to dawn on them that their plans isn’t going according to script.
We soon realise our plans have fallen through after several test, appointments and disappointments. The dreams and hopes begin to grow deem.
Mary had plans to wed Joseph her sweet heart, only for those plans to be scuppered by an unplanned pregnancy. An unwed mother, what scandal, how will she face the world? Joseph was definitely going to leave her.
Explaining why you remain childless is one of the hardest thing to do. how do you respond to the the unspoken accusation, the questioning looks, the side remarks and unkind comments.
How do you explain that this isn’t part of your plan? This isn’t how it was supposed to turn out.
To us and those around us, the waiting doesn’t make any sense. Just as being a pregnant virgin did not make sense to anyone.
Who was going to believe she was carrying the Messiah, the saviour of the world.
Mary yielded herself to God and trusted that his plans for her are perfect.
Do you feel like your plans for a baby has been hijacked? let the story of a virgin Mum inspire you. Believe that the end of your story holds something good.
For the best laid plans are those planned by the master.
Your Partner in Hope