Tuesday, July 21, 2015

For a friend...

For a friend who recently lost her unborn baby boy....please pray for healing for her.  Our family has been praying for this family as their unborn baby was diagnosed with a fatal condition and it just hit so close to home; this mother has been in my thoughts and prayers day in and day out. 

I recalled all the emotions from Mary Grace's diagnosis....waiting and hoping and wrestling with God, begging, struggling....the emotions were exhausting and just so heavy.  It is so heavy for a mother's heart to bear....but it is such a grace that women can turn to the mother of Jesus as an example when our hearts feel like they can bear no more sorrow, grief or anguish over our children.

Mary, Mother of Jesus, please pray for this sweet mother who has lost her baby.  Wrap her in your mantle and hold her close.  Ask Jesus to show her His merciful hand in all of this.

Jesus, please hold this family close to your Sacred Heart and give them your consoling peace and love.

We ask all this in Your Merciful Name, Jesus...Amen.

Isaiah 43:2  “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.  When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.”

2 Corinthians 1:3-4  “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”