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Thursday, January 20, 2011

1-10-2011 1-19-2011

Baby Anthony is now with Jesus

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Anthony, I wanted to let you know how sorry .I am for everything you have been through! Every time I think about it...I pray for you and your wife and all your family. But also I wanted to let you know what your precious Baby has done for me. I have become more stronger in my faith with God and I've prayed more than I have in a long time! So I want to say thank you for letting your son change my life! I will continue to pray for you and your family. Also I will never forget how one precious baby saved me and pushed me back on the right path! May Jesus be with you and calm your hearts! -Your friend, Raelyn Polley-Mihaly

Barb said...

I am so sorry for your loss! Only the Lord can bring you the kind of peace and comfort you will need at this time. I pray you will allow Him to do so.
Dear Lord,
We lift up these broken souls who had such expectations and dreams for their precious child. It didn't include saying goodbye within a few short days. Oh Lord our hearts cry out and grieve. You have promised that you would comfort those who mourn. So we pray now for you to hold them so close and carry them through this time of despair that they would know you love them and that one day they will be greeted by baby Anthony at the gates of heaven. As we trust in the Lord with our hearts and lean not on our own understanding, we pray you will grant Anthony and Christen your peace and comfort as you carry them through this valley. You are our refuge in times of trouble and shelter in the storm. May Anthony and Christen renew their hope in you as they trust in you and your ultimate goodness through this tragic time. IN Jesus name we pray, Amen

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Hannah said...

I am so sorry to hear of sweet baby Anthony's passing. Praying for your hearts and understanding your pain.

Mom to Everett

Helen said...

I am so very sorry for your loss. Your little angel is now in Heaven.

Anonymous said...

I am so very sorry for your loss, I also lost a child, her name was Kaitlyn, she was 6 yrs old when she died of brain cancer. I have thought of you both every minute of the past week, when I saw the prayer chain on facebook. I understand what it feels like to watch a sick child and all the helplessness that comes with that. I am praying so hard that god grants you the kind of peace in your heart that I have. I know our children are in a better place and are with the lord, although at times I still wish that Kaitlyn could have stayed her a little longer. God is holding our children in the palm of his hand, and they are sick no more. Please know that you are not alone in your grieve and I Will remember babay Anthony everyday in prayers to Kaitlyn.

Vikki Abraham-Farah

Anonymous said...

Just wanted to say how sorry I am for your loss. But also want to add how blessed I feel to have been able to care for Little Anthony . . . to have had him touch my life if only for such a short time. Keeping you and Christen and your family in my prayers. God Bless, Carol

Anonymous said...

i am so sorry to hear of your loss but i feel that god only takes the best and that he needed baby anthony as a little angel,i am sorry because i know how much it must hurt i lost a nephew he was 2 months old and it crushed me and he wasn't even my child but i still think of him and wonder. and time has made it easier.
you are all in my prayers god bless you and keep you safe

Anonymous said...

Anthony and Christen. Your story has touches my life and consumed my prayers for the last two weeks. This story has brought so many people together in prayer, from different places, different Churches and faith denominations. I’m a Catholic from PA, and I don’t even know you – but have been following your story after being asked by a friend to pray for you. I have to think God needed your sweet baby Anthony for something great in Heaven, and He needed the two of you for something great here – to bring over 3,400 people, many who are complete strangers, together in prayer and perhaps to make their own faith stronger. Clearly you are special people and He knew that when He selected you to be instruments in spreading the message of His Grace to all you have touched through this. May you heal, and find peace knowing that you carried an angel and brought him to this earth for a short time, but long enough to make a big difference to so many people. As you continue on your journey, and heal from the pain I know you are feeling, may you always remember the good that came out of this, the love you showed for Baby Anthony, the love you allowed others to feel and share, the trust in God you continued to show, and all of the prayer, faith and good that you did for others by sharing your story. You have been great parents to Baby Anthony and I feel that one day, you will be great parents again, and I know you will continue being a witness of God’s love and grace to all you meet. -- Jolene

Karen said...

I don't know this family, but felt a tremendous love for this baby when I read the first post & I joined with everyone else in the prayers & hopes for baby Anthony. His journey was a tough one but that little guy accomplished a lot - not only in the few days he lived on this earth, but in the months he spent protected in his mother's womb. He brought such joy, excitement and hope for the future to his parents & family. It should be, but that's not true for every baby conceived. Prior to his birth he had already accomplished much. Yet, with his traumatic birth he did even more. With the creation of this page, his precious life brought together thousands of people - family, friends, and total strangers who had one common bond - the love, care & concern & a tsunami wave of prayers for him & his family. Who knows? Maybe that was his mission on earth - Mission Accomplished.
Losing a child is the toughest thing to endure. I feel devastated & incredibly sad; I can only imagine how you all feel... Time will make it easier to bear - eventually - but the hole in your heart will never entirely heal. Be somewhat comforted in knowing how many people are sharing your pain, your loss & also knowing Baby Anthony is now perfectly whole & well & in the arms of Jesus forever. Prayers SHALL continue for you to have strength to endure. God Bless You! <3

Lori said...

I was looking for a post to find out what happened and when I found those six words in blue at the top my heart sank . . .In our Sunday school class we are studying James and today something from the lesson really stood out to me. The first chapter talks a lot about trials and enduring trials with joy and then I hear all of these painful things, hear of such deep heartache that I can't even imagine, and I ask myself, "how to go on under such circumstances?" and then there's this little word in James 1:21, which says "the implanted word will SAVE you" . . .and the teacher explained that that word means actually "preserve through trial" . . .and somehow it clicked. I can go through trials not because I'm strong but because God promises to PRESERVE me in the midst of those trials . . .to me, this means He will keep me from wallowing in a sea of bitterness and anger and questioning . . .his Word will be like a life preserver that pulls me out when I feel like I'm drowning and can't even come up for air . . .May God PRESERVE your souls through this trial. This is my prayer for you, Anthony and Christen. May His love and peace surround you in a way you've never felt before.