October 15th Remembrance Day Happenings & A PAIL Rosette/Ribbon Giveaway

CONTEST IS CLOSED! CONGRATS TO THE WINNERS: Betty Jackson, Hazel Flint, Becky Clancy, Stephanie D, and Jackie!!! Please email me your address ASAP so we can ship your ribbons within the next day or 2!! Thank you!!

You can still donate $5 to SGM to receive one of our beautiful PAIL ribbons by using the donate button on the right sidebar. You can also still comment on this post to enter your information to be included on the October 15th Remembrance Page. However comments will no longer count toward the ribbon contest.

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For the last couple years on October 15th, we honored and prayed for many families who lost a baby or child. And, I would like to do it again this year. I hope you will join us. Here is an excerpt from last year’s post:

October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. I have met so many beautiful families through Walking With You, this blog, and through Sufficient Grace Ministries. Your stories have touched my heart, and I want to remember each one of your precious babies. Every life is precious in the eyes of the Lord. Every life has value and purpose. While I have prayed for everyone who has crossed my path, it would be nice to have a list to pray for all in one place…with names and birth dates (and heavenly home-going dates). I thought it would be special for us to compile a list of our precious babies and post it here on October 15th. So, if you are a mother who has lost a baby/child and would like to include your family on our list, please leave your information in the comments below or email it to me at sufficientgraceministries@gmail.com. If your information is on last year’s list, please note I will be including those previously listed and just adding any new names and re-posting the list. 

Even if we’ve never met (in real life or blog land!), you are welcome to participate. We want to remember all of the precious babies and their families. On that special day, I will post the list here and pray throughout the day for each of you…as we remember together. If you would like to help us spread the word on your blog so that we could include more families, please feel free! If you would like to include your child on the October 15th Remembrance Page, please leave the following in the comments below (on this post):

Child’s Name
Parents Name
Birth Date
Entered Heaven:
Any message you may wish to share…or bible verse that brings you comfort

Also…if you are a grieving parent, and new to our site, please visit the Dreams of You Shop. If you would like a Dreams of You Memory Book or Comfort Bear, please email the shipping address listed on that page. We do not charge parents for our products or services. It is our desire and prayer to offer comfort and hope to every family who crosses our path.




*We would also like to bless 5 moms who comment on this post with a beautiful PAIL Remembrance Rosette/Ribbon, inspired by Franchesca from Small Bird Studios and made by our own Holly Haas. You must enter by Friday, October 5, 2012 at 5pm. You may comment after that with information for the Remembrance Page. But, comments after 5pm on Oct. 5th will not count toward the giveaway. (Holly is also hosting a PAIL Ribbon giveaway on the Caring for Carleigh blog until Friday!!

You can also purchase one of these gorgeous ribbons by clicking on the donate button located below the ribbon picture on the Dreams of You Shop page and on the right sidebar of this blog. Your $5 donation goes to support the outreaches of Sufficient Grace Ministries as we continue to provide free services to families who have lost a baby or child. So, if you don’t win, you can still get a ribbon to remember our babies in heaven…and help a great cause at the same time! Order by October 8th so that you can receive your ribbon by October 15th!
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We are also hosting a very special Grace for the Journey conference for grieving mothers and anyone wanting to know how to minister to the needs of grieving families, which includes a sky lantern release in memory of our sweet babies in heaven on October 13th. For more information, please visit the Coming Events Page. We would love to see you there!!

Comments

  1. I would love an opportunity to win a ribbon. Thank you!

    Child’s Name: Dexter Beckett McGinty
    Parents Name: Leslie & Robert
    Birth Date: March 9, 2009
    Entered Heaven: March 10, 2009
    Any message you may wish to share…or bible verse that brings you comfort: Mommy & Daddy missing you so much & so do your siblings. Wish you were here.
    “See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me.” – Isaiah 49:16

  2. Child(ren)s Name(s): Nathan Richard D’Imperio, Anthony Thomas D’Imperio Jr, Malia D’Imperio
    Parent’s Name: Anthony and Heather
    Birthdate: August 28, 2012
    Entered Heaven: Nathan died on the afternoon of the 27th of August 2012, Anthony and Malia died shortly after they were born on the 28th of August 2012
    Any Message you may wish to share: “God’s Spirit is right alongside helping us along. IF we don’t know how or what to pray, it doesn’t matter. He does our praying in and for us, making prayer out of our wordless sighs, our aching groans. He knows us far better than we know ourselves…and keeps us present before God. That’s why we can be so sure that every detail in our lives of love for God is worked into something good.” Romans 8:26-26 MSG

  3. Child’s Name: Rachel Ann & Casey dean \
    Parents Name: Shirley and Gary
    Birth Date: 10/29/09 & 07/08/10
    Entered Heaven: 10/29/09 & 07/08/10
    I love you sweet babies! Miss you every day!

  4. Remembering all the babies who have gone too soon this month ♥

  5. Hazel Flint says:

    I would love to win one of these ribbons it would be worn with pride

    Child’s Name Matthew Aaron Jones
    Parents Name Hazel and Artrell Jones
    Birth Date July 28th 2012
    Entered Heaven: July 28th 2012
    I am 9weeks 4days into this life time journey and I miss you so much Mattie, i can still smell you when they handed you to me, i can still feel your weight against my chest and I still feel you deep in my soul…I miss you and love you so much daddy does too and your big brother Robert misses you to pieces…lots of love from mummy

  6. Betty Jackson says:

    Child’s Name: Vanessa Rose Jackson
    Parents’ Names: Landon and Betty Jackson
    Date Entered Heaven: April 13, 2010 (7 weeks gestation)
    A message to share: God is always there. When you feel alone, when the tears are pouring, when your heart is breaking…when you feel so empty as though no one cares about your pain, God does. He sees and hears it all, and he cares. This too shall pass…

  7. Stephanie D says:

    Not entering for the ribbon just adding names to the list please.

    Child’s Name: Alyssa Jane Desjarlais
    Parents Name: Travis and Stephanie
    Birth Date: Dec 1, 1990 (special remembrance date)
    Message: Early miscarriage

    Child’s Name: Bailey Noel Desjarlais
    Parents Name: Travis and Stephanie
    Birth Date: Oct 30, 1995
    Entered Heaven: Nov 1, 1995
    Message: Born at 26wks due to Eclampsia/HELLP Syndrome

    Child’s Name: Christian Erin Desjarlais
    Parents Name: Travis and Stephanie
    Birth Date: Oct 1, 2005 (special remembrance date)
    Message: Early miscarriage

  8. Angel Halder says:

    Child’s Name: Riley Isabella Halder
    Parents Name: Glen & Angel Halder
    Date of Birth & Date Entered Heave: November 12, 2012

    Message to Share: My daughter was stillborn which was the hardest thing I have ever had to go through. But I am overjoyed knowing that my daughter is growing up in Heaven learning things that I could never even imagine. I cant wait to hear stories from her when I get there on her journey of growing up and how every birthday was for her. After her death I have declared Romans 8- And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate me from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow–not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. No power in the sky above or in the earth below–indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.

  9. Becky Clancy says:

    Child’s name: Abraham Gerald Clancy
    Parents Names: Eric and Becky Clancy
    Birthdate: June 16, 2012
    Special Message: Abraham we love you and miss you so much but are so thankful you are in Heaven with Jesus.We will wait to see you and hold you. You are forever part of our hearts.

  10. Childs name: Gabriella Lynn Bernstein
    Parents: Shane and Linda
    Date: July 14th, 2010
    Message.. “Some only dream of Angels, we hald one in our Arms”

  11. Child’s Name: Gabriel Thomas Ranweiler
    Parents Name: Jackie and Chris Ranweiler
    Birth Date:9/9/12
    Entered Heaven: our precious son went to heaven ten minutes after he was born

    We love you and miss you so much xoxo

  12. Childs name: Josiah Julian Peck

    Parents names: Julie & Cecil Peck

    Date of Birth: 1/2/2011

    Entered Heaven: 4/1/2011

    We lostour sweet JoJo Due to Sids!!
    WeLove you & miss you JoJo…Until we meet again!!

  13. Holly did a beautiful job on these ribbons!!

  14. Child’s Name: Joshua Chan
    Parents Name: Jerry and Shirley
    Birth Date: 11/29/2011
    Entered Heaven: 11/29/2011

    “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Chris Jesus our Lord.” – Romans 8:38-39

    Joshua, Mommy misses you so much. I love you and I am holding you in my heart. I am looking forward to the day that I will hold you in again my arms.

  15. Riley Baby Boy
    12 wks
    Feb 10 2006

    Little Muffin
    8 wks
    Dec 1 2007

    Sweetpea
    Jan 6 2011
    12 wks

    Rosebud
    8wks
    Dec 28 2011

    Parents Paul & Caroline Croley

    One Sweet & Beautiful Day our loves we wait to hold you in Heaven forever <3 <3 <3 <3

  16. Elizebeth Willier says:

    Ella Annette Hughes

    Parents: Aaron & Elizebeth Hughes

    Birthdate & Entered Heaven June 10, 2012

    You will live strong in hearts and memories!! We love you baby girl!!!

  17. Laura Hall says:

    Nathan John Hall

    Parents Gary and Laura Hall

    Born still at 19 weeks 6 days on January 6, 2012

    Nathan, Mommy and Daddy miss you so much! We love you and wish we could have gotten to know you this side of heaven. I think about you every day, and what it would have been like to watch you playing with your 5 older brothers. I can’t wait until the day that I can hold you in my arms again. Forever my baby you will be! I love you sweet boy!

  18. Paula Foster says:

    Eliana May Foster

    Parents Tim and Paula Foster

  19. Paula Foster says:

    Eliana May Foster

    Parents Tim and Paula Foster

    Born at 21w6d due to placental abruption on June 23, 2012. Her strong heart continued to beat for just over 2 hours

    We dreamed of you for over 7 years, and when you finally came to us, you were just too perfect to stay. We miss you every day, and can’t wait to hold you again and hear you call me “mommy”

    “There is no foot too small that it does not leave an impression on this world.”

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