Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Prayers & Quotes for November 17, 2009

Prayers & Quotes for November 17, 2009

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

Please keep the following in your thoughts and prayers:

Newborn cherub Lewis B., arrived 11/12 and is having his CDH repair today
Newborn cherub Joshua L., arrived 11/9, recovering from his repair surgery
Newborn cherub Maisie K., arrived 11/2 premature and fighting hard
Cherub Adam H.’s brother Aaron is undergoing a endoscopy under anesthesia on 11/23 to see what the cause of his reflux is after dealing with reflux for 6 years (since he was born) and a variety of treatments. Tissue samples will be taken for a biopsy.
Cherub Adam H.’s grandma has recently been diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer
Cherub Jaime T. is recovering from a reherniation repair surgery and may get to go home this weekend
Newborn cherub Chase K. is working on being weaned from the vent, he is fighting an infection, he may need a shunt to help with his brain healing from the stroke he had.
Newborn cherub Carter A. is making positive steps in battling his staph infection and getting stronger. Good days are in his future! Carter has been in the hospital over 6 months, prayers for his entire family during this difficult journey.
Newborn cherub Mia M. is still in the hospital and working on feeds and oxygen weaning
Cherub Ethan H. has reherniated and surgery has been moved to 12/15
Cherub Dylan J. has reherniated and surgery is set for 12/2
Newborn cherub Zoe L. and her twin sister Sadie L., both are still hospitalized and getting stronger
Cherub Ruby M., needs prayers to take off eating without her NG tube
To all our families and friends that are fighting against the flu, colds, sickness…may you feel better soon and have no complications

Cherubs on Their Way:

Cherub Kalliope R., mom is on bed rest and Kalliope could arrive at anytime
Cherub Baby boy Ruben, due 2/24, pray his heart is normal and strong
Cherub Averi G. and family, pray Averi stays put and mom gets plenty of rest
Cherub Jaden M., due at the beginning of the new year
All families expecting a baby with CDH, may you have continued hope and strength for the journey that lies ahead.

Grieving Families:

Cherub Wyatt S. and family
Cherub Lewis M. and family
Cherub Andrew H. and family
Cherub Nolan R. and family
Cherub Zoe F. and family
Cherub Jonathan M. and family
Cherub Ireland B. and family
Cherub Vincent S. and family
Cherub M.J. S. and family
Cherub Rafael E. and family
Cherub Floyd D. and family
Cherub Peter N. and family
Cherub Avery K. and family
Cherub Jackson B. and family
To all families affected by CDH and the loss of their precious child, may continued peace and comfort surround them

Today’s Quotes:

“To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.” -Chinese Proverb

“Courage doesn’t always soar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” -Mary Anne Radmacher

“Time is a companion that goes with us on a journey. It reminds us to cherish each moment, because it will never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we have lived.” -Captain Jean-Luc Picard from Star Trek: Generations

“A life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” -Soren Kierkegaard

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