Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Prayers & Quotes for October 20, 2009

Back in the days a few years ago when CHERUBS used a listserv instead of our new forums we used to post weekly prayer requests and often posted quotes on our posts, site, newsletters, etc.

Now, we have decided to start posting them again on our blog, forums and other sites. There can never be enough prayers and well wishes for these precious babies!

Please keep the following in your thoughts and prayers:

Cherub Mattson who is having surgery on his shunt today
Cherub Isabel who has H1N1
Cherub Connor who has H1N1
Cherub Jaime who has reherniated
Cherub Camden who is having a repair done on Oct. 30
Newborn cherub Andrew who is on ECMO
Newborn cherub Emery who is on ECMO
Newborn cherub Chase who is starting to wean off of ECMO
Newborn cherub Mia who is still in the hospital (but going home soon!)
Newborn cherub Zoe who is very sick in the hospital
Newborn cherub Carter who is still in the hospital and weaning off of oxygen
Cherub Juan Pablo, newly diagnosed with Autism
Cherub Russ who is going to have hand surgery soon
Cherub Ian who has been sick but is home out of the hospital now (yeah!)
Newborn cherub Zoey
Newborn cherub Savannah
Newborn cherub Baby S.
Newborn cherub Baby G.
Newborn cherub Scarlette
Newborn cherub Baby K.
Newborn cherub Ellie
Newborn cherub Baby H.
Newborn cherub Isaac
Newborn cherub Jaxon
Newborn cherub Emma
Newborn cherub Elinor
Newborn cherub Michael
Newborn cherub Alistair
Newborn cherub Blake
Newborn cherub Jacob
Newborn cherub Darcie
Cherub sibling Jai who has been sick
The White family

Cherubs On Their Way:

Zoey W.
Baby S.
Baby G.
Robert D.
Kalliope R.
Matthew D.
Leslie L.
Nevaeh J.
Joseph S.
Baby R.
Baby R.
Baby C.
Baby D.
Sunshine B.
Baby K.
Jayden M.
Baby V.
Baby H.
Enjole H.
James N.

All of our newly grieving families - there have been a lot lately. :(

Vincent S.
M.J. S.
Chloe T.
Callie G.
Averi G.
Rafael E.
Jonathan M.
John H.
Floyd D.
Jake M.
Xavier M.
Ireland B.
Travis F.
Ruby G.
Charlie S.

If you have a prayer request for a cherub or family member of a cherub, you can send it to prayers@cdhsupport.org

A HUGE thank you goes out to Tracy Meats who is going to take on the task of Prayer Coordinator! Thank you Tracy for all of your help, we appreciate you so much!

In the last 15 years since our first quotes in our first newsletter, quotes have bought a lot of hope and wisdom to CDH families and you can see them shared all over the internet in all groups, sites, etc. We hope that these give more inspiration to CDH families:

"When it is dark enough, you can see the stars" - Charles A Beard

"Were it not for hope the heart would break" - Scottish proverb

"We'd never know how high we are till we are called to rise; and then, if we are true to plan, our statures touch the sky" - Emily Dickinson

"We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes" - John F. Kennedy

"We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears" - Francois De La Rochefoucauld

"To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it" - Mother Theresa

"We judge a man's wisdom by his hope" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The soul at its highest is found like God, but an angel gives a closer idea of Him. That is all an angel is: an idea of God." - Meister Eckhart

"Give of yourself as the Angels do, and wonderful things will come to you." - Ramadan

"It is impossible to see the Angel unless you first have a notion of it." - James Hillman

"Every blade of grass has an angel that bends over it and whispers, 'grow! grow!'" - Talmud

"Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others." - Winston Churchill

"I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker." - Helen Keller

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do" - Eleanor Roosevelt

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