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January 07, 2009


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Debbie from Ohio

Yes Kerry, keep holding on to the promises of God! Your precious little one is safe in the arms of Jesus and His great big arms are wrapped around both you and Scott. One day we will all understand why we have to go through things like this, until then, keep reaching up and grabbing another knot on that rope! You'll find the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit at each one.

cindi m.

Thanks for sharing, Kerry.

I'm sorry ya'll had to travel this road. Any other words I could say would just be noise.

Be still & know that He is God.


Hi Kerry

Wow this is my first ever Blog comment! Although I have been following your blog for several months. I have been blessed by your story and it has been like the word says, Iron sharpening Iron. It is amazing how technology can provide true fellowhip.

I felt impressed to share this scripture in response to your post today. It is from The Message Translation of the bible.

1 Corinthians 15:38-40
Some skeptic is sure to ask, "Show me how resurrection works. Give me a diagram; draw me a picture. What does this 'resurrection body' look like?" If you look at this question closely, you realize how absurd it is. There are no diagrams for this kind of thing. We do have a parallel experience in gardening. You plant a "dead" seed; soon there is a flourishing plant. There is no visual likeness between seed and plant. You could never guess what a tomato would look like by looking at a tomato seed. What we plant in the soil and what grows out of it don't look anything alike. The dead body that we bury in the ground and the resurrection body that comes from it will be dramatically different.
You will notice that the variety of bodies is stunning. Just as there are different kinds of seeds, there are different kinds of bodies—humans, animals, birds, fish—each unprecedented in its form. You get a hint at the diversity of resurrection glory by looking at the diversity of bodies not only on earth but in the skies—sun, moon, stars—all these varieties of beauty and brightness. And we're only looking at pre-resurrection "seeds"—who can imagine what the resurrection "plants" will be like!

In Him,


Praying God's peace fills your home and hearts today.

Robbie & Stacey Johnson

So glad that Jesus' arms are so big. Our little Abigail is there, too.

Jeannette P

With tears welling up & falling down my face I pray for you guys & I know that when we greive we grieve with hope. I have watched a friend of mine lose her father & turn to drugs & alcohol & make many other bad choices & she ended up losing custody of her 3 girls because of it. I never thought in my life that things would come to that because I saw how much those girls meant to her but without Jesus as her Savior, she grieved & felt lost. She still does. She recently asked me some questions via email & I was able to share with her the plan of salvation again. I've shared it a few times with her & just keep praying that one of these times the seed that has been planted will start to sprout & grow immensly.

So I pray for you & Scott & your family. But most of all, I pray for those that don't have that hope that those of us who are saved have. May you find comfort in God's arms & in the arms of your loving husband.

Jennifer Marks

Hi Ker -

You know how much we love your family and please know that we honor Isabella in our hearts and prayers.


I am so glad that you have shared your heart so publicly and honestly for others to read and be encouraged. You are such a gift to so many who are struggling with their grief and such a testimony of a life surrendered to Jesus and what He can do through your lives. I know that this is a difficult time for you as you both grieve and celebrate the gift Isabella was to you for such a short time.
We are thinking and praying for you and Scott.

Love and hugs,

Caroline Salehi

Thank you for sharing your very precious comfort from heaven, I pray that you will know more of Jesus enfolding Love around your family - that the Lord Jesus Christ by His Holy Sprit will minister to you; overflowing with abundance and comfort in only the way He can. My words are a mere drop in the vast ocean and do not compare to His great compassion toward you all. He is with you always, with an ever present hope in grace.
Thank you so much for your beauty in Him.
With Love in Jesus.

Lee Ann

Kerry I just want you to know I think about you often even though we have never met...You have shared from your heart and your words have been healing for me. Our Connor would love being with your Isabella...he had one little brother and 20 little cousins and always loved the little ones. I will continue to pray God's comfort and peace for your family. Thank you for sharing your journey.


Hi Kerry. I don't know if I've ever commented before, but I feel compelled to do so today. I read several blogs on a regular basis...yours being one of them. Your transparency and honest sincerity in your walk with God is inspiring. Another blog I read is called Bring the Rain (audreycaroline.blogspot.com). The author's name is Angie Smith (her husband, Todd, is in the christian group, Selah, and they live in Nashville). January 7th was an extremely hard day for her too...for it was the one year anniversary of the day they received their daughter's diagnosis, while she was still in her mother's womb. I've followed her story over this past year as well, and she just recently posted about her anguish and sadness, and the Peace that she also has. The video on her blog is a tribute to her little girl, and may be too emotional for you...as you both have gone through such heart wrenching times. But, I felt compelled to share her story with you...and pray that it brings you comfort. Especially during this time of mourning. Please forgive me if I've been remiss to direct you to her site. I am praying for your family...and for your heart to continue to heal. Love, Angie (from Canada) :)

Sweet Joni

Apparnently this is just what the Lord wanted me to know today... "Ssfe In the Arms of Jesus"

Friday night revealed that my buddy's Father passed on. Sunday a girlfriends father passed on. AND I've been thinking alot of my own father that passed on in 2000... "Safe In the Arms of Jesus"

May you feel the presence of God always! Especially as Scott holds you while you fall asleep each night :) You ARE one Special & Blessed Child of God Kerry!

Peace, Joy & Love thru Jesus Our Savior & King,

Julie in CA

I was praying for you this morning, wondering how the rest of your week went. I thought I had commented on this blog but I guess not. Glad I didn't so I could tell you today that I was thinking of you and praying for you.

Amber Brown

Is Steven Curtis Chapman ever going to release the song, Close to Your Heart, or was that a private recording meant only for your family? Thanks.

kenneth okoh

i will always love god and obey his laws and rules
he has protect me to this day
and all i will say is thanks be to him ALMIGHTY
good bye

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