Normally when new members join a sorority there is excitement, fanfare, gifts given, and secrets shared. There is a sense of relief and pride that she has finally completed all of the requirements to be a part of a sisterhood.
The loss of a baby is so tragic that it is easy to focus primarily on everything that was lost. It is more than the actual physical loss. It is also the loss of hopes and dreams and everything in between.
Could the contents of these boxes hold what I think they hold? I slowly took a look at the top left edge of the box to get a glimpse of the sender's name. Yes! It is exactly what I had been waiting for.
God made it very clear to my husband and I that we would have a son. He confirmed it over and over again. My husband and I had no personal desire to have any more children as we already had three daughters, one of which was an adult in college.