Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Christmas Prayers

Please, if you would, remember in your prayers two sweet baby girls who are slated to receive heart transplants:

One is Lindsay. Lindsay is about 6 months old and has had a pretty tough time over the last few months. She's doing better now, still in the hospital and awaiting her "perfect" heart. You can read about Lindsay on her blog: Lindsay's Blog

The other is Sofia. Sofia is about 2 weeks older than Julianne and they share a lot in common. I posted about Sofia way back in February. She's had a tough time recently and will be listed for a transplant. Please keep Sofia and her family in your prayers. Sofia has a website as well: www.sofineedsaheart.com

Also, please remember in your prayers the families who've lost their little ones. Please pray for comfort, peace and joy for these families as they go through the holiday season.

Finally, I wanted to share this little story that I've read on multiple heart families' carepages and blogs. I read it every single time its posted and I never get tired of it:

"It's a beautiful day up in heaven. Jesus is rounding up his tiniest angels, to go live on earth, and be born. One of the sweetest angels says to Jesus "I don't want to leave, I like it here, and I will miss you". He reassures the scared little angel that everything will be okay, and that he is just going for a visit. He is still not swayed on this idea. So Jesus kneels down, and says, "How about if you leave half of your heart here with me and take the other half with you, will that be okay?" The angel smiles and says, "I guess that will work". But the little angel is still a little scared. He asks,"Will I be okay with only half of my heart?" Jesus replies,"Of course you will, I have other angels there that will help out, and you will be fine." Then Jesus gives the angel more details about his plan. He says "When you are born, your mommy will be scared, so you have to be strong, and when you feel weak just remember that I have the other half of your heart". "Enjoy your time with your family, play and laugh everyday." "And when its time to come back to heaven, I will make your heart whole again. Always remember that you are not broken, just torn between two loves."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What a sweet prayer. We will add those families to our prayers also. Everyday we see God's plan at work.

Have a great day!!

A. Stac