169. A pregnant woman can participate in God's plan by dreaming of her child. "For nine months every mother and father dreams about their child... You can't have a family without dreams. Once a family loses the ability to dream, children do not grow, love does not grow, life shrivels up and dies".185 For Christian married couples, baptism necessarily appears as part of that dream. With their prayers, parents prepare for baptism, entrusting their baby to Jesus even before he or she is born.
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