A letter to our future babies - in due time blog

A Letter To Our Future Babies

To My Sweet Babies,

How is it possible to love you this much? I know I don’t know you yet, but I think about you all the time. I pray for you all the time too. I pray for you by name. I pray that you would come soon. I pray that you would come to know the Lord at a young age. I pray that your body would be created healthy in His image. I pray that you would know how loved you are. It’s such an honor to pray for you.

In faith, I cleaned out your room two years ago and I still go in there every day. Around the same time I started praying on my knees for you and even more recently I also built a war room. It’s lonely by myself, but I am believing one day soon you will join me there too. I can’t wait to rock you to sleep, pray with you, change your dirty diaper, read a book, or snuggle with you. I don’t care how the time is spent, I just want you with me.

I’m actually not the only one praying, but there are people who I have never even met who are praying for you too. It’s not just people in Texas praying for you, but there are people all over the world who are praying. Anytime prayer is offered, we say yes! Whether it is every Sunday at church or healing prayer we ask anyone and everyone who is willing to join us in prayer, to pray. It leaves me in awe to think about how many people are praying for you.

There are days I don’t want to get out of bed. It would be easier if I didn’t have to. The wait for you has been so hard. So so so hard. The pain is extreme. I have cried so many tears for you. It has been one long, ongoing heartache. I have had to wait and wait and wait some more. It would be so much easier to give up. It would be so much easier to move on with life and stop waiting for you, but I love you too much to do that. I won’t stop asking and believing until I am holding you in my arms.

I want you to know I would do anything for you. Not only would I do anything for you now, before you are even here, but for forever and always too. Despite whatever trial you face, I hope that you stay strong and persistent in the Lord. He is on your side. He is for you. Remember that with faith, nothing is impossible with God. You are a living testimony of that truth.

If I could do anything to have you be in my arms sooner, I would. But, I know it’s completely out of my control. I find rest and peace in the fact that the Lord knows the exact minute you will be born. He already knows every hair on your head. He knows every detail and what I want you know is not only how much I love you, but how much your heavenly father loves you too.

I will wait for you my sweet babies! I will wait as long as I have to, because you are worth it. You are loved. You are cherished. You are thought about. May you never forget that each of you are miracles. You are not only an answer to mommy and daddy’s thousands and thousands of prayers, but to so many others prayers too.

I love you to the moon and back! – Mommy

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  • Katie
    Posted at 05:37h, 04 November Reply

    Absolutely beautiful!

  • Jessica C
    Posted at 08:30h, 04 November Reply

    Brought tears to my eyes — beautiful!! Praying with you.

    • Nancy
      Posted at 09:06h, 04 November Reply


  • Kristina
    Posted at 09:04h, 04 November Reply

    This is a beautiful post. Thoughts are with you and your husband!

  • Joy
    Posted at 09:19h, 04 November Reply

    This prayer has got me sobbing; not sad tears but happy tears knowing that our Heavenly Father will give us our babies in due season. My heart is with you and your husband and we will all continue to pray for those babies. God bless you dear. ??????

  • Natasha
    Posted at 09:27h, 04 November Reply

    This is SOOO SWEET! I love it so much! I feel I have written a similar letter, awhile back. I used to sing worship music over my babies, and tell them how much I love them and can’t wait to meet them. Thank you for the reminder to continue doing this. You are in my thoughts and prayers today! May God’s overwhelming love envelope you today and everyday and give you peace!

  • Emilie Burke
    Posted at 09:32h, 04 November Reply

    Such a powerful post. Thank you for being so vulnerable.

  • Lindsey Smallwood
    Posted at 10:04h, 04 November Reply

    So sweet, I love that you are preparing your heart even now. Praying for God’s favor as your start your family.

  • Cindy Calzone (Hometown Queen Bee)
    Posted at 09:14h, 04 November Reply

    Aww, this is very touching and sweet!

  • patricia umeh
    Posted at 10:21h, 04 November Reply

    beautiful indeed,God makes all things beautiful in His time Amen.

  • Renee Young
    Posted at 10:33h, 04 November Reply

    Love this Caroline. I love your passion for your children. I love seeing your faith displayed through this trying season of your lives. Keep resting in his perfect timing as you grow closer to Christ.

  • Marianne
    Posted at 10:38h, 04 November Reply

    What a beautiful post. Thinking of you, praying for you from the other side of the world xxx

  • Mindy Robinson
    Posted at 10:54h, 04 November Reply

    So so beautiful. They are going to be some super loved and cherished little ones. Believing with you!

  • brittanyashmore
    Posted at 11:03h, 04 November Reply

    SO beautiful Caroline! My heart yearns for you to be a mother! In due time it will happen friend!!! xo!

  • Crystal
    Posted at 11:28h, 04 November Reply

    This is beautiful friend!! I’m praying.

  • Kylie
    Posted at 11:38h, 04 November Reply

    Thank you for putting into words EXACTLY what I’ve been thinking/praying for my future children as well. It’s SO hard. I’m so sorry you’re going through this too.

  • Rebecca Jo
    Posted at 11:49h, 04 November Reply

    Oh sweet friend – this made me teary eyed.
    Yes – this baby is being prayed for from so many people that will never hold that precious one in our arms … but our prayers together are covering you all!

  • alondatanner
    Posted at 12:10h, 04 November Reply

    This is just beautiful <3

  • Marissa
    Posted at 12:13h, 04 November Reply

    Simply amazing – there are not words can contain all the love mamas feel towards their babies, even before the babies arrive.


  • nina
    Posted at 12:38h, 04 November Reply

    So beautiful. Your feelings are captured so rawly and honestly.

  • Heather Jones
    Posted at 12:06h, 04 November Reply

    So sweet and beautiful! Its so wonderful to know people all over are praying for you, such a comfort! Such a blessing!
    God is GREAT!

  • keatingbartlett
    Posted at 12:08h, 04 November Reply

    This is such a beautiful post!

  • Stephanie
    Posted at 12:31h, 04 November Reply

    My heart aches for you- I have been in your place and it was so very hard. Prayers for you in your journey to becoming a Mommy <3

  • Aleigh Moore
    Posted at 12:32h, 04 November Reply

    What a sweet post! You will be an amazing mama

  • Amanda @ Green Tea + Cotton
    Posted at 12:33h, 04 November Reply

    Why do you have to make me cry Caroline? You are so beautiful and this just speaks to the type of person you are. I want you to have a baby and I will pray for you.

  • Coupon Diva (@RealCouponDiva)
    Posted at 12:38h, 04 November Reply

    absolutely beautiful

  • Kristina Padgett
    Posted at 12:45h, 04 November Reply

    This was so sweet! Love posts like this. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  • suzwilliams77
    Posted at 14:23h, 04 November Reply

    So beautiful. I can’t wait for your sweet child to see how much he/she was loved long before they arrived. xoxo

  • Ashleigh
    Posted at 14:39h, 04 November Reply

    This is beautiful… that you have so much love for your future babies. Let me just say, that as a mother to 3 babes, I’ve been struggling in my place as a mother, wife and supporter. I have moments of weakness when I have no clue as to what I’m doing… I feel lost at times. I know that all my love for my babes is the best thing I can do and my children are the center of my world, but I need to read letters like this from time to time to put me back in my place & to remind me of how lucky and blessed I am; even when motherhood kicks my butt. Thank you for sharing.

  • Jen Hawks
    Posted at 14:40h, 04 November Reply

    The amazing thing is that when they get here you will realize you love them even more than you thought possible! What a blessing the little ones are!

  • Angela
    Posted at 14:42h, 04 November Reply

    What a sweet letter! Thank you for sharing your prayers with us. I’m sending up a prayer for your little babies right now! <33

  • Natalie
    Posted at 14:45h, 04 November Reply

    This is beautiful! You will be a wonderful mama, and your future babies are so lucky to have you!

  • Jessi Wallace
    Posted at 14:49h, 04 November Reply

    Oh my goodness, this is amazing and so beautiful. You should print this out and put a collage of pictures all around it when those babies arrive. I have no doubt they will! <3

  • Rhonda
    Posted at 15:06h, 04 November Reply

    Call me crazy, but as soon as I read the part about you cleaning out your babies’ room, I got up and went back to work on our baby’s room. I have been ripping off old wallpaper and it’s a long process. But every time I work in it, I feel like I am doing something tangible to bring our baby closer to home. I feel closer to our baby somehow, like it’s more real. Thanks for motivating me to keep going.

  • Charlotte
    Posted at 15:32h, 04 November Reply

    Tears. I feel like you took the words right out of mouth. Or rather put the words to what I felt like I had been wanting to say. Thank you for this.
    Thank you

  • Ashley
    Posted at 16:07h, 04 November Reply

    Hang in there Momma! God will send you your baby in His timing!

  • Rae
    Posted at 17:26h, 04 November Reply

    So many friends waiting and praying for the same someone to enter their lives. I hope your someday baby joins you soon!

  • Mary Collins
    Posted at 17:31h, 04 November Reply

    How lovely. I could really feel your love for your babies-to-come. The Lord is faithful. Keep praying and waiting.

  • Tara
    Posted at 18:22h, 04 November Reply

    This is a beautiful prayer. It reminded me so much of myself several years ago. We waited through the adoption process 3 years before we got to bring our little boy home from China. He is amazing. I cried and prayed so many times during the wait and even before. Now he is also the big brother to 2 amazing sisters. We would love one more little one, but the wait is always hardest for the first. Prayers for your precious family that will one day grow!

  • Staci
    Posted at 21:46h, 04 November Reply

    I’m crying ready this. I’m praying for those sweet babies too! Oh what a wonderful mommy you will be!

  • Brianna George
    Posted at 21:49h, 04 November Reply

    Praying for you sister friend…and those sweet babies I can’t wait to read about!

  • melanieblignaut
    Posted at 23:45h, 04 November Reply

    Ahh, I’m sitting here in tears. This is a beautiful letter, and one day you children will read it and know just how much you wanted them.

  • Danielle DeVane Wells
    Posted at 09:03h, 05 November Reply

    I’ve directed quite a few of my girfriends who are unable to have babies at this time to this site. They’ve been so encouraged at how transparent you are. I believe some felt as if they were the only ones and because it’s not a subject frequently brought up, they felt alone. Thank you for your ministry!!!

  • Cheryl Smith
    Posted at 10:22h, 05 November Reply

    Such a precious and heart-wrenched letter, dear friend! One day, by faith, you will read this letter to those amazing babies, and they, too, will see the awesome power of our God!! Keep believing! With God all things are possible. Thankful to be in the number who are praying with you. 🙂

  • Matilda Dennis Quaicoe
    Posted at 10:44h, 05 November Reply

    God will fill your mouth with laughter and your children will surround your table. This is my prayer for you.

  • Kelsey Ferguson
    Posted at 10:46h, 05 November Reply

    Oh, Caroline, this is beautiful. I’m joining you in your prayer for your sweet babies. Praying for you heart as you wait, too. <3 Thank you for being vulnerable and sharing your heart with us.

  • Melissa D
    Posted at 13:33h, 05 November Reply

    What a beautiful letter. Your children will be so blessed to know how BIG your love is. I’ve been reading about the wives of the patriarchs, and I never realized how much of a role prayer played into their stories: Abraham and Sarah prayed for Isaac, Isaac and Rebekah prayed for Jacob and Esau–even Rachel and Leah prayed for their precious sons. All of those women have a part in our redemption story!

  • wifemummynurse
    Posted at 19:51h, 05 November Reply

    I’m praying that God will give you children.

  • Lauren
    Posted at 20:32h, 05 November Reply

    Love your heart, dear friend.

  • lifeofaministermom
    Posted at 10:08h, 06 November Reply

    So, so beautiful! ❤❤❤❤❤

  • Maria from Collecting Moments
    Posted at 13:33h, 07 November Reply

    I have to admit, I teared up a bit in reading this. Your strength and fate in your future babies is admirable and your beautiful words even make it more so. Your future children are so lucky to have such a mother so thoughtful and so loving, and when you meet them and raise them, they’ll be all the more thankful for you as well.

    Thank you for sharing your personal journey with us on #SHINEbloghop. Everyone who reads this will be touched and will certainly be adding to your prayers.

  • Rebeca
    Posted at 21:32h, 08 November Reply

    This is such a beautiful post. I prayed, in Jesus name!

  • Beka
    Posted at 07:56h, 09 November Reply

    How sweet will this be when your kids can read this some day? I hope you print this out and put it in their memory book.

    Praying for you sweet friend! Thanks for your faith. It’s so encouraging to me.

  • grtlyblesd
    Posted at 11:56h, 13 November Reply

    You clearly have a lot of love to give your future children. 🙂 I was in China last week, meeting orphans who need families. I would love for you to read about a special boy and consider whether he might be who you’ve been looking for. http://grtlyblesd.blogspot.com/2015/11/china-trip-meet-aury.html

  • Leah Courtney
    Posted at 15:56h, 13 November Reply

    This is beautiful! I’ll pray for God’s wisdom and comfort for you as you wait.

  • Vicky Conner
    Posted at 09:16h, 09 February Reply

    Oh sweet lady! How the tears flowed as I read this post! Praying hard for you, your hubby, and your future babies!

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