Month Six

“…the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience,
kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.”
Galatians 5:22-23

A Prayer for Generosity
month 6

God of generosity,
You came to us that we might have life
And have it more abundantly.
Let me celebrate the fullness of this gift
As my body rounds and stretches
To make space for new life.

Help me to carve space
In my heart and mind
To welcome this child
Into our home,
Into our family,
Into our daily lives.

Remind me each day
How this long journey
Through pregnancy and birth
Invites a mother’s gift of self,
In body, heart and mind.

Grant me a generous spirit
To share my life with this child –
A calling that will change
With each new season,
But will last in love
For the rest of my days.

In generosity I pray,


© 2014 Laura Kelly Fanucci

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2 thoughts on “Month Six

  1. Hi Laura

    I am 23 weeks along and every single day the Anxiety gets much stronger as Time goes on I am very afraid,I am 23 Years old and had my first Miscarriage at 19 years old well back then I did not know so much about being pregnant and when that Happened I was around 20 weeks along well in 2015 I fell pregnant once again and had a Premature baby (I was only 26-27 weeks pregnant when I gave birth to him)Well he only lived 4 days ,I honestly think I will not be able to handle another loss and your page has helped me through my anxiety ,I still feel very paranoid each and everyday as I do not know if my unborn baby will make it to full term,Please pray for a safe pregnancy aswell a Delivery and a full term baby

    Thank you

  2. Hello.. I’m 26 weeks pregnant and a few days ago I got a call from my doctor saying that my AFP quad screening test result came back positive. This is my first pregnancy and I have a appointment set up for next week, but I was wondering if this is a bad or a good thing and what exactly does it mean if the results come back positive? I just want to be prepared when I go to my appointment. I really don’t want to loose my baby and I don’t have the money to pay for medical bills if something happens to my baby during my pregnancy or birth ( God forbid) .. I just really need prayer that everything is fine with my baby.

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