Brittany Calavitta

Faith, Family, Life, Longing.


The Magic Box!

Judah lives in a magic box. You see, by day, his room transforms itself into an office, one with papers all over desks and computer screens displaying important information. Very boring stuff. But by night! Oh, by night that room is transformed into a little boy’s dreamland, where adventurous stories are read aloud and dreams take flight in the heart… Read more →


The Arrival

I know that someday, hopefully soon, you will arrive. And you will be perfect. And you will be loved. And you will be mine. Welcome home, Judah! We’ve been waiting for you. Read more →


A Third Trimester Update! 

“Daaaaaaaaaavid,” I called out mid-pant. And as he came running, I saw the inexplicable terror on his face shift to that of amusement as he watched me hunched forward in a futile effort to tie my own shoelace. “Can you tie my shoe?” I said with heavy breath grasping my lungs. Because this, my friends, is the third trimester. And… Read more →



(Photo by Joy Theory Co)   “I can’t believe it,” he’ll say, suddenly stupefied by the fullness of my belly. “Me either,” I’ll remark with a quick pat to the midsection to authenticate the presence of life within. And we’ll stare. We’ll stare without words or pretense. We’ll stare with hope and fear and awe. We’ll stare at you.  … Read more →