Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Prayers & Quotes for July 20, 2010

Prayers & Quotes for July 20, 2010

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

Please keep the following in your thoughts and prayers:

Newborn cherub James B., born 1/6/10, may finally get to leave the NICU and go to rehab! He has had a rough journey, including ECMO, trach, feeding tubes and setbacks. Please keep this amazing boy in your thought and prayers.

Newborn cherub Osmund K., is set to arrive this week, 7/22. Please pray for comfort and strength for this family.

Newborn cherub Whitney M., is set to arrive anytime this week! Please pray for comfort and strength for the family.

Newborn cherub Elijah V., arrived 7/8. He has had his CDH repair and successfully came off of ECMO. Please pray for strength for Elijah to continue with the progress in the right direction.

Newborn cherub Noah A. was born 5/25. He is working on nursing and learning to eat, which has been difficult for this little guy! Please pray for continued progress for Noah.

Newborn cherub Micah P. is still in the NICU. He now is on a trach and continues to get stronger. Pray for continued strength for Micah and his family. His family has decided to relocate to be near Micah and the NICU.

Newborn cherub Jonathan M., born 6/11 is in the NICU and fighting severe pulmonary hypertension, please pray for strength for Jonathan and his family. He has had his CDH repair.

Newborn cherub Josiah B. arrived 7/1. He has had his CDH repair, but is struggling to rid his body of the extra fluid accumulating in his chest. Please pray for continued healing for Josiah.

Newborn cherub Niklas E., arrived 7/7. He has made wonderful progress since his CDH repair surgery and is working on feeds. There are talks he may get to come very soon, pray for strength for baby Niklas.

Teenager Cherub Logan W. is set to have surgery on 8/19 for a pectus repair. His older brother Shane, is set to leave for basics 3 days before his surgery. Please keep Logan, Shane and the entire family in your thoughts and prayers during this emotional and difficult time.

Cherub Lewis B. is having a fundo and gtube surgery on 7/21.

Cherub Justin S. is need of prayers. He has been sprinting off the vent, but now doctors are needing to address his paradoxical breathing to continue progress in the right direction.

Adult cherub survivor Laura M., became a grandma again on 7/7! Welcome to the world Jimmie!

Carol S., mom to angel cherub Brielle S., is having difficulties recovering from her EXIT to ECMO procedure, please pray for her continued healing.

Newborn cherub Aidan R. is home after spending a month in the NICU and beating CDH! Please pray as he makes his transition to being home.

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 Alice H., due 7/27
Cherub Shelbi R ., due 7/30
Cherub Adalyn T., due 7/31
Cherub Finley D., due 8/13
Cherub Heath F., due 9/3
Cherub Savannah Q., due 9/4
Cherub Airynn E., due 9/12
Cherub Aurie B., due 9/17
Cherub baby boy M., due 9/25
Cherub Addison R., due 9/25
Cherub Isaac I., due 10/14
Cherub Abel B., due 10/28
Cherub Zoe C., due 12/1

All families expecting a baby with CDH, may you have continued hope and strength for the journey that lies ahead.

Newly Grieving Families:

To all families affected by CDH and the loss of your precious child, may you find peace and comfort and know you are never alone, for so many people care about you.

Today’s Quotes:

"Count your blessings, not your crosses; count your gains not your losses. Count your joys not your woes; Count your friends not your foes. Count your smiles not your tears; Count your courage not your fears. Count your full years not your lean; Count your kind deeds not your mean. Count your health not your wealth; And love your neighbor as much as yourself." -Author Unknown

"Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy." -Sai Baba

"Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines." -Robert Schuller

"Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it" -Robertson Davies

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