Lost a baby in the family

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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby bulletslap » Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:44 pm

So very sadden to hear this news Chris, prayers for all.


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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby Wolfgang » Sat Feb 11, 2017 8:03 pm

So sorry to hear that. Prayers.


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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby treadlightly » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:35 am

You and your family are in our prayers.


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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby Dan20703 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:50 am

Many prayers for your entire family.
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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby AF-Odin » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:58 am

TAM

So sorry for the loss of a beautiful child.
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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby Take Down Sicko » Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:14 am

The prayers of the people are like a sweet incense to God. Prayers sent.


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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby twomillenium » Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:19 am

I came in late but I am sending prayers for Keaton's family and extended family. I know that Keaton is in peaceful bliss with the Lord. I also realize the emptiness that is felt by family and friends. I pray that God will comfort them is this time of sorrow.
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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby Jusme » Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:24 am

So sorry to hear this news, prayers sent for the entire family.
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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby TexasGal » Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:47 am

Our hearts go out to your family and share your grief. It is so very terrible to lose a child. :(..
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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby Middle Age Russ » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:43 am

Chris, we are praying for God's comfort and peace to your extended family as they cope with this loss.
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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby NTexCopRetired » Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:57 am

My wife and I lost a son in 1978. She was about 2 weeks from delivery and one morning she told me she had not felt the baby move for a while. The next day she went to the doctor and he confirmed what we feared. Our son was no longer with us. The doctor told her she needed to carry the baby until he delivered naturally since she was so far along.

The following Sunday, we went to church and a lady came in and set behind us. She had been out for several weeks and the first thing she ask my wife was "How are things going?". This lady had been trying to have a child for several years and had miscarried five times. When my wife told her our situation, she was devastated for us.

When we got home from church, my wife's water broke on the front porch and we immediately went to the hospital. That lady found out from someone at the church and came to the hospital also. She stayed with us for the entire ordeal. To this day, we firmly believe God brought that lady to church that Sunday and set her behind us.

As difficult as that situation was and as difficult as it still is 40 years later, especially on his birthday, God saw us through it. We asked ourselves "Why us?" but in truth the statement should be "Why not us". It is a part of life and God has his reasons and purpose for everything. These things occur and they either make a marriage stronger or pull you apart. They make your faith stronger or you turn away from God. He never turns away from you.

That lady had gone through that process five times and probably asked "Why me?" every time. Now she knew that it was because He had a ministry for her to others that would face the same situation.

We live in an imperfect world and the imperfect happens to God's children as well as those who have turned from Him. We didn't lose our baby boy, he just relocated and we know where he is. One day we will see him. Until then, my wife and I have the experience of him and the memories. Unfortunately, memories of loved ones that have relocated brings about our grief. But, through the grace of God, we can deal with the grief because we don't ever want to lose the memories.


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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby Mxrdad » Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:09 pm

I have been out of town a few days and just saw this one. I am so sorry for your loss TAM. Prayers to all the family and God Speed.
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Re: Lost a baby in the family

Postby Deltaboy » Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:08 pm

Prayers sent for your Family.
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