The Prayer Registry Photo Gallery—December Photographs—Tis The Season to Connect-In-Spirit

Introducing Natalie Kathryn Johnson—Due for Prayer on December 1

Natalie Kathryn Johnson passed on December 1, 2009

Meet Emily Grace Harp—Due for Prayer on December 2

Emily Grace Harp passed on December 2, 2011

Introducing Jessica Lynne Channell—Due for Prayer on December 2

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Jessica Lynne Channell passed on December 2, 2010

Meet Katie R. Stanley—Due for Prayer on December 3

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Katie R. Stanley passed on December 3, 2015

Introducing Gavin Rant Cranfill—Due for Prayer on December 3

Gavin Rant Cranfill passed on December 3, 2009

Meet Kyle Thomas Campbell—Due for Prayer on December 3

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Kyle Thomas Campbell passed on December 03, 2015

Introducing Charles Joseph Zarach—Due for Prayer on December 4

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Charles Joseph Zarach passed on December 4, 2013

Meet Justin Lee Rightmer—Due for Prayer on December 4

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Justin Lee Rightmer passed on December 4, 2016

Meet Greg Cea—Due for Prayer on December 4

Greg Cea passed on December 4, 2008

Introducing Jennifer Marie Johnson—Due for Prayer on December 5

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Meet Melissa Allen—Due for Prayer on December 5

Melissa Allen passed on December 5, 2010

Introducing Tamika Judith Short—Due for Prayer on December 5

Tamika Judith Short passed on December 5, 2005

Meet Brandon Winnemore Lock—Due for Prayer on December 6

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Brandon Winnemore Lock passed on December 6, 2012

Introducing David Fountain Shivers Jr.—Due for Prayer on December 7

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David Fountain Shivers Jr. passed on December 7, 2009

Introducing Richard Kevin Hart—Due for Prayer on December 8

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Richard Kevin Hart passed on December 8, 2015

Meet Benjamin Emerson Probert—Due for Prayer on December 8

Benjamin Emerson Probert passed on December 8, 2010

Introducing Ingrid Gillian Powell—Due for Prayer on December 9

Ingrid Gillian Powell 12:9:12 Ingrid Gillian Powell passed on December 9, 2012

Introducing Wayne Costella—Due for Prayer on December 11

Wayne Costella 12:11:12 Wayne Costella passed on December 11, 2012

Meet Caesar Cruz—Due for Prayer on December 11

Caesar Cruz passed on December 11, 2009

Introducing Kalina Tsaneva—Due for Prayer on December 12

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Kalina Tsaneva passed on December 12, 2015

Meet Alexander John Fosso—Due for Prayer on December 12

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Alexander John Fosso December 12, 2011

Introducing Mike Judge—Due for Prayer on December 12

Mike Judge passed on December 12, 2006

Introducing John Joseph Gabriel Jr.—Due for Prayer on December 12

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John Joseph Gabriel Jr. 12:12:11 John Joseph Gabriel passed on December 12, 2011

Introducing Kimberly Denise Anderson—Due for Prayer on December 12

Kimberly Denise Anderson 12:12:12 Kimberly Denise Anderson passed on December 12, 2012

Meet Emilio Lee Maggiacomo—Due for Prayer on December 13

Emilio Lee Maggiacomo passed on December 13, 2006

Meet Rameo Damone Holly—Due for Prayer on

December 13

Rameo Damone Holly passed on December 13, 1995

Meet Dennis J. Mead—Due for Prayer on December 13

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Dennis J. Mead passed on December 13, 2009

Introducing Dillon Niven—Due for Prayer on December 14

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Dillon Niven passed on December 14, 2016.

Introducing Matthew Joseph Stanley—Due for Prayer on December 16

Matthew Joseph Stanley passed on December 16, 2006

Meet Niyousha Haki—Due for Prayer on December 16

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Introducing Matthew Wesley Cooper—Due for Prayer on December 16

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Matthew Wesley Cooper passed on December 16, 1996

Introducing Avery Marie Dannenbrink—Due for Prayer on December 16

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Avery Dannenbrink passed on December 16, 2016.

Avery Marie Dannenbrink passed on December 16, 2016

Meet Ryan E. Stauffer—Due for Prayer on December 18

Ryan E. Stauffer 12:18:10 Ryan E. Stauffer passed on December 18, 2010

Introducing Austin Bradley Togneri—Due for Prayer on December 18

Austin Bradley Togneri passed on December 18, 2003

Meet Kasey Allen Swanger—Due for Prayer on December 18

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Introducing Chanlan Lee—Due for Prayer on December 19

Chanlan Lee passed on December 19, 2008

Meet Joseph Cid—Due for Prayer on December 19

Joseph Cid passed on December 19, 2011

Introducing Nathan “Nate” L. Davis-Gilliard—Due for Prayer on December 21

Nathan L. Davis-Guilliard 12:21:07 Nathan “nate” L. Davis-Gilliard passed on December 21, 2007

Introducing MacAuley Hicks—Due for Prayer on December 22

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Meet Edward Stringer—Due for Prayer on December 22

Edward J. Stringer passed on December 22, 2010

Introducing Eric James Connolly—Due for Prayer on

December 22

Eric James Connolly passed on December 22, 2006

Meet Noah Robert Edwards—Due for Prayer on December 22

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 Meet George Andrew “Andy” Bielski—Due for Prayer on December 22

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George Andrew “Andy” Bielski passed on December 22, 2003

Introducing Kory Baker Ambler—Due for Prayer on December 24

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Meet Matthew Anthony Tamburri Lightner—Due for Prayer on December 25

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Matthew Anthony Tamburri Lightner passed on December 25, 2011

Introducing Isabella Whisper Doerr—Due for Prayer on December 25

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Meet Don “Donny” James O’Laughlin—Due for Prayer on December 25

Don “Donny” James O’Laughlin passed on December 25, 2009

Introducing Sarah Beth Marquez—Due for Prayer on December 25

Sarah Beth Marquez passed on December 25, 2008

Meet Andrew James Di Cuffa—Due for Prayer on December 28

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Introducing Jason Uhrin—Due for Prayer on December 28

Jason Uhrin passed on December 28, 2011

Meet Sydney Campbell—Due for Prayer on December 28

Sydney Campbell passed on December 28, 2011

Meet Dakotah Christian Craig—Due for Prayer on December 28

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Dakotah Christian Craig passed on December 28, 2012

Meet Jaxon Christopher Bannister—Due for Prayer on

December 28

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Jaxon Christopher Bannister passed on December 28, 2011

Meet Brody Carroll—Due for Prayer on December 28

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Brody Carroll Brody Carroll passed on December 28, 2012

Introducing Sean Michael Sparks—Due for Prayer on

December 29

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Meet Introducing Emma Louise Grace Jarvie—Due for Prayer on December 29

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Emma Louise Grace Jarvie passed on December 29, 2012

Introducing Eric Steven West—Due for Prayer on December 30

Eric Steven West 12:30:13 Eric Steven West passed on December 30, 2013

 

Meet Alyssa Grace Divers—Due for Prayer on December 31

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Alyssa Grace Divers passed on December 13, 2012

Introducing Nathan O’Sullivan—Due for Prayer on December 31

Nathan O’Sullivan passed on December 31, 2009

Meet Dexter Reid Gannon—Due for Prayer on December 31

Dexter Reid Gannon passed on December 31, 2010

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The Prayer Registry Photo Gallery—November Photographs—You Are Still My Child

Introducing Jacob Aaron Clark—Due for Prayer on November 1

Jacob Aaron Clark passed on November 1, 2010

Meet Adam Benjamin Thilem—Due for Prayer on November 2

Adam Benjamin Thilem passed on November 2, 2001

Meet Kirsten Anne Marie Jacobsen—Due for Prayer on November 2

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Kirsten Anne Marie Jacobsen passed on November 2, 2014.

Introducing Marti LoMonaco—Due for Prayer on November 3

Marti LoMonaco passed on November 3, 2009

Meet Melissa Mary Day—Due for Prayer on November 4

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Introducing Clayton Maarten Janer—Due for Prayer on November 4

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Meet Brody Wade Williams—Due for Prayer on November 5

Brody Wade Williams passed on November 5, 2011

Meet Kevin Brierton Border—Due for Prayer on November 5

Kevin Brierton Border passed on November 5, 2009

Introducing Russell Francis Kennedy—Due for Prayer on November 5

Russell Francis Kennedy 11:5:03 Russell Francis Kennedy passed on November 5, 2003

Introducing Dawn Marie Sansone—Due for Prayer on

November 6

Dawn Marie Sansone 11:6:01 Dawn Marie Sansone passed on November 6, 2001

Meet Aubrey Rebecca Faith Hammond—Due for Prayer on November 7

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Introducing Reese Kyle Green—Due for Prayer on November 7

Reese Kyle Green passed on November 7, 2011

Meet Misty Dawn Ramos—Due for Prayer on November 7

Misty Dawn Ramos passed on November 7, 2011

Introducing Blake Edward Sobeck—Due for Prayer on

November 8

Blake Edward Sobeck passed on November 8, 2010

Meet Brooklyn Raymond Stapleman—Due for Prayer on November 8

Brooklyn Raymond Stapleton passed on November 8, 2009

Introducing Carlos “Chiquito” Emilio Rodriguez—Due for Prayer on November 9

Carlos “Chiquito” Emilio Rodriguez passed on November 9, 2008

Meet Jonathon Larry Duane Devitt—Due for Prayer on November 10

Jonathon Larry Duane Devitt passed on November 10, 2011

Meet Kelly Rae Sowell—Due for Prayer on November 11

Kelly Rae Sowell passed on November 11, 2005

Meet Domenico Joseph Crea—Due for Prayer on November 11

Domenico Joseph Crea passed on November 11, 2009

Meet Christian Novak—Due for Prayer on November 11

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Christian Novak passed on November 11, 2010

Introducing Kaitlyn Novak—Due for Prayer on November 11

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Kaitlyn Novak passed on November 11, 2010

Meet Nathaniel Novak—Due for Prayer on November 11

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Nathaniel Novak passed on November 11, 2010

Introducing Antal Balogh—Due for Prayer on November 12

Antal Balogh passed on November 12, 2006

Meet Robert Cabales—Due for Prayer on November 13

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Robert Cabales passed on November 13, 2013

Introducing Christopher “Chris” C. Coppola—Due for Prayer on November 13

Christopher C. Coppola passed on November 13, 2009

Introducing Sara Malaker—Due for Prayer on November 13

Sara Malaker passed on November 13, 2009

Meet Lazara Perez “Papa Laz”—Due for Prayer on November 13

Lazaro Perez passed on November 13, 2009

Introducing Thayer D. Tucker—Due for Prayer on November 15

Tucker D. Thayer passed on November 15, 2008

Introducing Marie Helen Jozefiak—Due for Prayer on    November 16

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Meet Nicholas Wesley Mayhew—Due for Prayer On November 16

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Nicholas Wesley Mayhew passed on November 16, 2009

Meet Amy Rebecca Wetmore Buckley, Abigail Jane Buckley and Claire Rebecca Buckley—Due for Prayer on November 17

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Amy Rebecca Wetmore Buckley, Abigail Jane Buckley and Claire Rebecca Buckley passed on November 17, 2016.

Introducing Clarence Constantine Hanchard Jr. Due for Prayer on November 17

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Clarence Constantine Hanchard Jr. passed on November 17, 2008

Introducing Damien Nicholas DeRose—Due for Prayer on November 18

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Damien Nicholas DeRose, passed on November 18,2015

Damien Nicholas DeRose passed on November 18, 2015

Meet Justin Parker Lee Rubinstein—Due for Prayer on November 18

Justin Parker Lee Rubinstein passed on November 18, 2010

Meet Jennifer Mia Espinet—Due for Prayer on November 19

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Jennifer Mia Espinet passed on November 19, 2011

Introducing Jillian Alexis Crist—Due for Prayer on November 19

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Jillian Alexis Crist passed on November 19, 2011

Introducing Jacob Ryan Phillips—Due for Prayer on

November 19

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Jacob Ryan Phillips passed on November 19, 2009

Introducing Raelyn Marie Randall—Due for Prayer on November 20

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Raelyn Marie Randall passed on November 20, 2016

Meet Jocelyn Moria Saunders—Due for Prayer on November 20

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Jocelyn Moria Saunders passed on November 20, 2012

Introducing Sean Arron McArdle—Due for Prayer on November 21

Sean Arron McArdle 11:21:07 Sean Arron McArdle passed on November 21, 2007

Introducing Dylan Ariel Berman—Due for Prayer on November 21

Dylan Ariel Berman 11:21:13 Dylan Arial Berman passed on November 21, 2013

Meet Ronald Bellard Jr.—Due for Prayer on November 22

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Ronald Bellard Jr.passed on November 22, 2012

Meet Ralph James Morris—Due for Prayer on November 22  

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Ralph James Morris passed on November 22, 2016

Introducing Kristi Parker—Due for Prayer on November 22

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Introducing Ralph James Morris—Due for Prayer on November 22

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Ralph James Morris passed on November 22, 2016

Introducing David Parkhurst—Due for Prayer on November 23

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David Parkhurst passed on November 23, 2017

Meet Githa Rosanna Ong—Due for Prayer on November 23

Githa Rosanna Ong passed on November 23, 2003

Meet Mathew David Tipton—Due for Prayer on November 23

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Meet Lauren Pacenta—Due for Prayer on November 23

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Lauren Pacenta passed on November 23, 2005

Meet Amber Valerie Laniewski—Due for prayer on November 23

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Amber Valerie Laniewski passed on November 23, 2014.

Introducing Steven Chauke—Due for Prayer on November 24

Steven Chauke passed on November 24, 2009

Meet Justin Nichols—Due for Prayer on November 24

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Justin Nichols passed on November 24, 2014

Introducing Nicholas William Can—Due for Prayer on November 25

Nicholas William Cann passed on November 25, 2009

Meet Joey Cernigliaro—Due for Prayer on November 25

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Joey Cernigliaro passed on November 25, 2017

Introducing Eric Quarato—Due for Prayer on November 27

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Eric Quarato passed on November 27, 2011

Meet Jeremy Angel Rivera—Due for Prayer on November 27

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Jeremy Angel Rivera passed on November 27, 2013

Meet Jacques Oosthuizen—Due for Prayer on November 28

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Jacques Oosthuizen passed on November 28, 2018

Introducing Jordan Walker Hobgood—Due for Prayer on November 29

Jordan Walker Hobgood 11:29:13 Jordan Walker Hobgood passed on November 29, 2013

Meet Raymond Christopher Smith—Due for Prayer on

November 30

Raymond Christopher Smith 11:30:07 Raymond Christopher Smith passed on November 30, 2007

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The Prayer Registry Photo Gallery—October Photographs—Always Connected In Spirit

Meet Paul G. Babloski Jr.—Due for Prayer on October 1

Paul G. Babloski Jr. passed on October 1, 2009

Introducing Matthew Paul Romero—Due for Prayer on October 1

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Matthew Paul Romero passed on October 1, 2011

Introducing Jared Barlet–Due for Prayer on October 2

Jared Barlet passed on October 2, 2006

Meet Tin Cetic—Due for Prayer on October 2

Tin Cetic passed on October 2, 2010

Meet Mickey Wayne Oakes—Due for Prayer on October 2

Mickey Wayne Oakes passed on October 2, 1999

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Mickey Wayne Oakes passed on October 2, 1999-2

Mickey Wayne Oakes passed on October 2, 1999

Introducing Tiffany Lauren Williams—Due for Prayer on October 3

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Tiffany Lauren Williams passed on October 3, 2013

Meet John David Ross—Due for Prayer on October 4

John David Ross passed on October 4, 2008

Introducing Joshua Dapp—Due for Prayer on October 4

Joshua Dapp passed on October 4, 2008

Meet Michael B. Young—Due for Prayer on October 4

Michael B. Young passed on October 4, 2010

Introducing Christi Michelle Nowak—Due for Prayer on October 5

Christi Michelle Nowak passed on October 5, 2005

Introducing Chance Matthew Lain Skinner—Due for Prayer on October 5

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Chance Matthew Lain Skinner passed on October 5, 2014

Meet Erik Medhus—Due for Prayer on October 6

Erik Medhus passed on October 6, 2009

Introducing Marvin S. Hardin—due for Prayer on October 6

Marvin S. Hardin passed on October 6, 2002

Meet Michael David Edwards—Due for Prayer

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Michael David Edwards passed on October 6, 2011

Meet Sara Elyse Eastley—Due for Prayer on October 8

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Sara Elyse Eastley passed on October 8, 2010

Meet Nicholas Dean Metcalf—Due for Prayer on October 9

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Nicholas Dean Metcalf passed on October 9, 2015

Introducing Robert Travis Miller—Due for Prayer on October 9

Robert Travis Miller passed on October 9, 2011

Meet Cooper Blaize Wilmoth—Due for Prayer on October 9

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Introducing Buffy Bergsetter—Due for Prayer on October 10

Buffy Bergsetter passed on October 10, 2001

Meet Christopher ( Chris ) Mann—Due for Prayer on October 10

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Christopher ( Chris ) Mann passed on October 10, 2014

Meet Elliott John Stapleton-Coory—Due for Prayer on

October 10

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Elliott John Stapleton-Coory passed on October 10, 2008

Meet Shawn Leins—Due for Prayer on October 12

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Shawn Leins passed on October 12, 2012

Introducing Timothy Castaneda—Due for Prayer on October 13

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Meet Michael Joseph Tracey—Due for prayer on October 13

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Michael Joseph Tracey passed on October 13, 2011

Introducing Jonathan Michael Means—Due for Prayer on October 14

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Johathan Michael Means passed on October 14, 2009

Meet Aliscia “Lissie” Renae Ball—Due for Prayer on October 14

Aliscia Renae Ball passed on October 14, 2008

Meet Emily Foux—Due for Prayer on October 15

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Emily Foux passed on October 15, 2012

Introducing Cody Adam Acton—Due for Prayer on October 16

Cody Adam Acton passed on October 16, 2010

Meet Jada Soleil Birth—Due for Prayer on October 18

Jada Soleil Birth passed on October 18, 2010

Introducing Jordan Vaughn Birth—Due for Prayer on October 18

Jordan Vaughn Birth passed on October 18, 2010

Meet Merridith JoAnn Flick-Burke—Due for Prayer on October 18

Merridith JoAnn Flick-Burke passed on October 18, 2001

Meet Benjamin “Benny” Corcoran—Due for Prayer on October 19

Benjamin Corcoran passed on October 19, 2010

Meet Joshua Daniel Wenzlick—Due for Prayer on October 19

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Joshua Daniel Wenzlick passed on October 19, 2016

Introducing Morgan James Pierre Boisson—Due for Prayer on October 20

Morgan James Pierre Boisson passed on October 20, 2009

Meet Bradley Richardson Jr.—Due for Prayer on October 21

Bradley Richardson Jr. passed on October 21, 2010

Introducing David Christopher Sheehy—Due for Prayer on October 21

David Christopher Sheehy passed on October 21, 2009

Introducing Gennesare S. Healy—Due for Prayer on October 21

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Gennesare S. Healy passed on October 21, 2011

Introducing Bennett Haynie—Due for Prayer on October 22

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Bennett Haynie passed on October 22, 2012

Meet Anthony DeMaio—Due for Prayer on October 22

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Anthony DeMaio passed on October 22, 2015

Introducing Nicholas Michael Thau—Due for Prayer on October 22

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Nicholas Michael Thau passed on October 22, 2016

Meet Christina Ray Davila—Due for Prayer on October 23

Christina Ray Davila passed on October 23, 2011

Meet Lilly May Mowen-Byrt—Due for Prayer on October 23

Lilly May Mowen-Byrt passed on October 23, 2010

Meet Travis Karl Ott—Due for Prayer on October 24

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Travis Karl Ott passed on October 24, 2013

Introducing Alexander Hanson Milun—Due for Prayer on October 24

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Alexander Hanson Milun passed on October 24, 2015

Meet Tiaan Ras Schlesinger—Due for Prayer on October 24

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Tiaan Ras Schlesinger passed on October 24, 2012

Tiaan Ras Schlesinger passed on October 24, 2012

Meet John Michael Floyd—Due for Prayer on October 24

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John Michael Floys passed on October 24, 2015

Introducing Joshua Andrew Wagaman—Due for Prayer on October 25

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Joshua Andrew Wagaman passed on October 25, 2009

Meet Kraig Mitchell Coffin—Due for Prayer on October 26

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Kraig Mitchell Coffin passed on October 26, 2013

Introducing Morial A. O’Neill—Due for Prayer on October 26

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Moriah A. O’Neill passed on October 26, 2012

Meet Joseph J. Ross—Due for Prayer on October 26

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Joseph J. Ross passed on October 26, 2011

Introducing Jimmy Dwayne Sidwell—Due for Prayer on October 26

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Jimmy Dwayne Sidwell passed on October 26, 2013

Meet Stefanie Dawn Burnett—Due for Prayer on October 27STEFANIE DAWN BURNETT10:27:01

Stefanie Dawn Burnett passed on October 27, 2001

Meet Heather Marie Wilson—Due for Prayer on October 27

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Heather Marie Wilson passed on October 27, 2014

Meet Jennifer Lea Briggs—Due for Prayer on October 27

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Jennifer Lea Briggs (on left) passed on October 27, 2014. Seen here with Heather Wilson

Introducing Paul Douglas Layton—Due for Prayer on October 27

Paul Douglas Layton passed on October 27, 2002

Meet Jill Claire Wilson—Due for Prayer on October 29

(Jill is on the right) Jill Claire Wilson passed on October 29, 2008

Meet Liam Kenneth Regensburg—Due for Prayer on October 29

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Liam Kenneth Regensburg passed on October 29, 2012

Introducing Jason Malachi La Fore—Due for Prayer on

October 30

Jason Malachi LaFore passed on October 30, 2004.

Jason Malachi La Fore passed on October 30, 2004

Meet Jeremy Wright—Due for Prayer on October 30

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Jeremy Wright passed on October 30, 2011

Introducing Jaclyn Escala—Due for Prayer on October 30

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Jacklyn Escala Passed on October 30, 2014

Introducing Sheree Nicole Cooney—Due for Prayer on October 31

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Sheree Nicole Cooney passed on October 31, 2015

Meet Skylar Jordan Robins—Due for Prayer on October 31

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Skylar Jordan Roberts passed on October 31, 2016

(seen here with his little brother)

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The Prayer Registry Photo Gallery—September Photographs—Not Forgotten for a Second!

Meet Elizabeth Nicole Burling—Due for Prayer on September 1

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Elizabeth Nicole Burling passed on September 1, 2014

Introducing Kerri Amanda Rooks—Due for Prayer on

September 1

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Kerry Amanda Rooks passed on September 1, 2012

Meet Philip William Castle—Due for Prayer on September 2

Philip William Castle passed on September 2, 2009

Introducing Michel Real LeBlanc—Due for Prayer on September 3

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Michel Real LeBlanc passed on September 3, 1995

Meet Dale Jr. Breitweser—Due for Prayer on September 4

Dale Jr. Breitweser passed on September 4, 2011

Introducing Matthew C. Hus—Due for Prayer on

September 4

Matthew C. Hus passed on September 4, 2010

Meet Adam John King—Due for Prayer on September 4

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Adam John King passed on September 4, 2016

Introducing Zachary James Pate “Big Pate”—Due for Prayer on September 5

Zachary James Pate passed on September 5, 2006

Meet Jodi Battles Sunday—Due for Prayer on September 5

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Jodi Battles Sunday passed on September  5, 2015

Meet Lauren Rae Vandale—Due for Prayer on September 6

Lauren Rae Vandale passed on September 6, 2014.

Lauren Rae Vandale passed on September 6, 2014

Introducing Matthew William Bowes—Due for Prayer on September 7

Matthew William Bowes passed on September 7, 2007

Meet Levi Dorn—Due for Prayer on September 7

Levi Dorn passed on September 7, 2006

Meet Julian Gerard Rosario-Valentin—Due for Prayer on September 8

Julian Gerard Rosario-Valentin passed on September 8, 2012

Introducing Ric Maron—Due for Prayer on September 8

Ric Maron passed on September 8, 2009

Meet Brian Seamus South—Due for Prayer on September 9

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Brian Seamus South passed on September 9, 2015

Meet The Schmidt Family—Due for Prayer on September 9

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Christopher, Diana, Sam, Connor and Ethan (in utero) passed on September 9, 2012

Introducing Angel Siler—Due for Prayer on September 10

Angel Siler passed on September 10, 2011

Meet Adam Patrick Weiner—Due for Prayer on

September 11

Adam Patrick Weiner passed on September 11, 2008

Introducing Danielle Marie Silva—Due for Prayer on September 11

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Danielle Marie Silva passed on September 11, 2007

Meet Robert “Robby” Ostrowski—Due for Prayer on September 11

Robert “Robby” Ostrowski passed on September 11, 2010

Introducing Kurt James Smith—Due for Prayer on September 12

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Kurt James Smith passed on September 12, 2013

Meet Aaron Sylla—Due for Prayer on September 13

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Aaron Sylla passed on September 13, 2012

Meet Matthew Peter Rein—Due for Prayer on September 13

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Matthew Peter Rein passed on September 13, 2014

Introducing Paul Henry Harkins—Due for Prayer on

September 13

Paul Henry Harkins passed on September 13, 2008

Meet TJ Schrimsher—Due for Prayer on September 14

TJ Shrimsher passed on September 14, 2007

Meet David Joseph Richter—Due for Prayer on September 16

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David Joseph Richter passed on September 16, 2015

Meet Jacob C. Pearson—Due for Prayer on September 17

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Jacob C. Pearson passed on September 17, 2006

Introducing Brooklyn “Brookie” Corinne Basham—Due for Prayer on September 18

Brooklyn “Brookie” Corinne Basham passed on September 18, 2011

Meet Sean Edwin Luis Murray—Due for Prayer on

September 18

Sean Edwin Luis Murray passed on September 18, 2004

Meet Victor Brian Emmerich—Due for Prayer on

September 18

Victor Brian Emmerich passed on September 18, 2009

Meet Kenny Choo Jian—Due for Prayer on September 18

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Kenny Choo Jian passed on September 18, 2009

Meet Joseph Dailidas—Due for Prayer on September 19

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Joseph Dailidas passed on September 19, 2016

Introducing Elizabeth Jean Wencl—Due for Prayer on

September 20

Elizabeth Jean Wencl passed on September 20, 2003

Introducing Nicholas D. Hendrix—Due for Prayer on September 21

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Nicholas D. Hendrix passed on September 21, 2009

Meet Justin Brook Mallory—Due for Prayer on

September 21

Justin Brook Mallory passed on September 21, 2003

Introducing Dunya Lynn Najim—Due for Prayer on

September 22

Dunya Lynn Najim passed on September 22, 2010

Meet Maxim McGrath—Due for Prayer on September 22

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Maxim McGrath passed on September 22, 2017

Introducing Cody Alexander Chappell—Due for Prayer on September 23

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Cody Alexander Chappell passed on September 23, 2012

Meet Salvatore Marchese—Due for Prayer on

September 23

Salvatore Marchese passed on September 23, 2010

Meet Pfeiffer Joyce Marie Fender—Due for Prayer on September 25

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Pfeiffer Joyce Marie Fender passed on September 25, 2013

Meet Andrew Latherow—Due for Prayer on

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Andrew Latherow passed on September 25, 2011

Meet Sarah Kozushin—Due for Prayer on

September 27

Sarah Kozushin passed on September 27, 2011

Introducing Jacob Seth Neumann—Due for Prayer on

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Jacob Seth Neumann passed on September 27, 2011

Introducing Torie Brooke Lingenfelter—Due for Prayer on September 27

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Torie Brooke Lingenfelter passed on September 27, 2012

Introducing Iva Senicar—Due for Prayer on September 28

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Iva Senicar passed on September 28, 2015.

Iva Senicar passed on September 28, 2015

Meet Brendon Holtzen—Due for Prayer on September 28

Brendon Holtzen passed on September 28, 2011

Meet Richard Raymond Wellmer—Due for Prayer on     September 28

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Richard Raymond Wellmer passed on September 28, 2013

Introducing Geoffrey Michael Adams—Due for Prayer on September 29

Geoffrey Michael Adams passed on September 29, 2002

Meet Tim King—Due for Prayer on September 30

Tim King passed on September 30, 2010

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The Prayer Registry Photo Gallery—August Photographs—In Our Hearts and On Our Minds

Introducing Marcus Musson—Due for Prayer August 1

Marcus Musson passed on August 1, 2010

Meet Hannah Constance Taylor due for Prayer on August 1

Hannah Constance Taylor passed on August 1, 2009

Introducing Christopher Joseph Engen—Due for Prayer on August 2

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Christopher Joseph Engen passed on August 2, 2011

Meet Chad Pearson—Due for Prayer on August 2

Chad Pearson passed on August 2, 1994

Introducing Jeffrey Ryan Shoucair—Due for Prayer on August 3

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Jeffrey Ryan Shoucair passed on August 3, 2008

Meet Michael Douglas Boone—Due for Prayer on August 3

Michael Douglas Boone passed on August 3, 2012

Meet Richard Joseph Latty—Due for Prayer on August 4

Richard Joseph Latty passed on August 4, 2011

Introducing Faith Anise James—Due for Prayer on August 4

Faith Anise James passed on August 4, 2010

Introducing Cailou Richard Boswell—Due for Prayer on August 4

Cailou Richard Boswell passed on August 4, 2010

Introducing Larry Smith—Due for Prayer on August 5

Larry Smith passed on August 5, 2008

Meet Adam May—Due for Prayer on August 5

Adam May passed on August 5, 2006

Introducing Michael Pelone—Due for Prayer on August 6

Michael Pelone passed on August 6, 2010

Introducing Kristoffer Passmore—Due for Prayer on August 6

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Kristoffer Passmore passed on August 6, 2016

Meet Alex Martin Wolf—Due for Prayer on August 7

Alex Martin Wolf passed on August 7, 2009 (with his twin brother Aaron)

Meet Luis Gabriel Calderon—Due for Prayer on August 7

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Luis Gabriel Calderon passed on August 7, 2017

Luis Gabriel Calderon passed on August 7, 2017

Introducing Jason Phillip Brooks—Due for Prayer on

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Jason Phillip Brooks passed on August 8, 2010

Introducing Tyler Roy—Due for Prayer on August 8

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Tyler Roy passed on August 8, 2012

Introducing Matthew James Daubenspeck—Due for Prayer on August 8

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Matthew James Daubenspeck passed on August 8, 2012

Introducing Neil Alastair Williams—Due for Prayer on August 8

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Neil Alastair Williams passed on August 8, 2007.

Meet Devon Michael Williams—Due for Prayer on August 8

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Devon Michael Williams passed on August 8, 2007

Introducing Ian Harold Williams—Due for Prayer on August 8

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Ian Harold Williams passed on August 8, 2007

Meet Dimitrios “Dimitri” Alexander Parks—Due for Prayer on August 9

Dimitrios “Dimitri” Alexander Parks passed on August 9, 2010

Introducing Bobby Charles Shea—Due for Prayer on

August 9

Bobby Charles Shea passed on August 9, 2011

Introducing Timothy John Groth—Due for Prayer on August 9

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Timothy John Groth passed on August 9, 2013

Meet Brett Edward Wilson—Due for Prayer on August 10

Brett Edward Wilson (the twin on the left) passed on August 10, 2007

Introducing Nicholas Teneriello—Due for Prayer on

August 10

Nicholas Teneriello passed on August 10, 2003

Introducing Jason Michael Howard—Due for Prayer on August 11

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Jason Michael Howard passed on August 11, 2012

Introducing Jared Joseph Fox—Due for Prayer on August 11

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Jared Joseph Fox passed on August 11, 2014

Meet Danielle N. Trevithick—Due for Prayer on August 12

Danielle Trevithick passed on August 12, 2010

Meet Judy Renee Dietrich—Due for Prayer on August 12

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Judy Renee Dietrich passed on August 12, 2013

Introducing Andrew Shelly—Due for Prayer on August 12

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Andrew Shelly passed on August 12, 2017

Meet Justin James Klassen—Due for Prayer on August 13

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Justin James Klassen passed on August 13, 2013

Christipher Troy Morrissey—Due for Prayer on August 13

Christipher Troy Morrissey passed on August 13, 2011

Meet Esteban A. Garcia—Due for Prayer on August 13

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Esteban A. Garcia passed on August 13, 2013

Introducing Brian Allan Wolfin—Due for Prayer on

August 14

Brian Allan Wolfin passed on August 14, 2010 (seen here with his son and daughter)

Meet Malaikye Thomas Payne—Due for Prayer on August 15

Malaikye Thomas Payne passed on August 15, 2011

Meet Robert Morris Champagne—Due for Prayer on

August 15

Robert Morris Champagne passed on August 15, 2006

Introducing Michael James Bergman—Due for Prayer on

August 16

Michael James Bergman passed on August 16, 2009

Meet Shane A. Saywell—Due for Prayer on August 18

Shane A. Saywell passed on August 18, 2010

Introducing Colter Joseph Bloethe Abely—Due for Prayer on August 18

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Colter Joseph Bloethe Abely passed on August 18, 2012

Introducing Dana Madden—Due for Prayer on August 19

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Dana Madded passed on August 19, 2008

Meet Lauren Careen Cooper—Due for Prayer on August 19

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Lauren Careen Cooper passed on August 19, 2006

Meet Eric Scott Southwick—Due for Prayer on August 19

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Eric Scott Southwick passed on August 19, 2013

Meet Ethan Garrett Jenkins—Due for Prayer on August 20

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Ethan Garrett Jenkins passed on August 20, 2016

Introducing Kaila Nicole Ciriello—Due for Prayer on

August 20

Kaila Nicole Ciriello passed on August 20, 2010

Introducing Justin Colt—Due for Prayer on August 20

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Justin Colt passed on August 20, 2015

Meet Joshua Lee Moore—Due for Prayer on August 22

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Joshua Lee Moore passed on August 22, 2009

Meet Christopher Shawn Dennis—Due for Prayer on August 22

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Christopher Shawn Dennis passed on August 22, 2014

Introducing Brooke Elise Nicol Welty—Due for Prayer on

August 23

Brooke Elise Nicol Welty passed on August 23, 2011

Meet Daniel Wayne Howell—Due for Prayer on August 24

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Daniel Wayne Howell passed on August 24, 2007

Meet Jeremy Ray Pruitt—Due for Prayer on August 24

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Jeremy Ray Pruitt passed on August 24, 2016

Introducing Clifton Campbell—Due for Prayer on August 25

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Clifton Campbell passed on August 25, 2006

Meet Brandon Michaels Williamson—Due for Prayer on August 25

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Brandon Michaels Williamson passed on August 25, 2013

Introducing Abigail Katherine Zook—Due for Prayer on

August 25

Abigail Katherine Zook passed on August 25, 2011

Introducing Kirk Allen Sharp—Due for Prayer on August 26

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Kirk Allen Sharp passed on August 26, 2013

Meet Annaya Marie Edwards—Due for Prayer on August 27

Annaya Marie Edwards passed on August 27, 2010

Introducing Austin Myles Scales—Due for Prayer on

August 27

Austin Myles Scales passed on August 27, 2010

Meet Megan Leigh Homyak—Due for Prayer on August 29

Megan Leigh Homyak passed on August 29, 2010

Introducing Natassia da Silva—Due for Prayer on August 29

Natassia da Silva passed on August 29, 2007

Meet Sal Matthew Aguilar—Due for Prayer on August 30

Sal Matthew Aguilar passed on August 30, 2011

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LOST AND FOUND—A Mother Connects-Up With Her Son In Spirit—Chapter 5

LOST AND FOUND

Chapter 5

Dan Gives Me My First Sign—The Free Bird Incident

A week or so after Danny passed I was lying in bed, unable to bring myself to get up and get dressed.  My heart was heavy and I could think of no way to lighten it. For lack of anything else to do, I opened my computer and began to look at the music that was listed in my I-tunes library. My eyes immediately locked on a song by the name of “Free Bird”.  I had never listened to the song or had any interest in it before. It was included in a movie soundtrack that I had previously imported into my computer but now, for some unknown reason, I felt drawn to the song. As a matter of fact, I felt as if I had to hear the song. I hit play and proceeded to be astounded by the lyrics, because to me, the words could have been coming right out of Danny’s mouth! Following are the lyrics to “Free Bird”:

 

If I leave here tomorrow

Would you still remember me?

I must be traveling on

Cause there’s too many places I’ve yet to see

But if I stay here with you now

Things just couldn’t be the same

Cause I’m as free as a bird now

And this bird you cannot change

Whoa and this bird you cannot change

Lord knows I can’t change

Lord knows I can’t change

 

I sat in wonder. Could Dan possibly be sending me a message through this song? It certainly felt that way but of course, I couldn’t know. The fact that I was drawn to listen to lyrics that touched me so profoundly, gave me cause to ponder. I decided to nickname Dan “Free Bird” for no other reason than it felt right. I knew that as a bereaved parent, my own imagination could be weaving the entire scenario to distract me from my pain. Every mother wants to believe that she is receiving messages from her child, however, six weeks later the plot thickened.

It was a warm, late afternoon in August when Jerry decided to play golf at the country club near our home in Ardsley that we had recently vacated. Feeling out of sorts and wanting to stay close to Jerry, I decided to accompany him to the club and ride around in the golf cart with him while he played. Now that we lived in the city, the golf course seemed very peaceful and serene, like a respite in the country. I have always found dusk an enchanting time of day, and so I accompanied my husband that day as he drove up to Westchester.

 

As soon as Jerry pulled off the highway, I was hit with a wave of sorrow. The familiar streets and stores where Dan and I had been together so many times were all around me and my heart began to ache. The pain literally felt like a knife in my chest, making me gasp for air. All I could think of was Danny and how much I missed him and how unbearable it was to accept the fact that he would never drive his car through these familiar streets again, or cook dinner for me in the Ardsley house kitchen. I began to regret that I had come up to Westchester in the first place. My heart, like a heavy weight was pulling me down into deep despair when I felt this huge, warm, presence surround me. Thoughts entered into my mind so quickly that I could hardly keep up with them. This is what I heard:

 

Mom, stop idealizing me. It was not a bed of roses and it was never going to be. And whether you realize it or not, I am with you more now than I ever was then. Think about it, Mom. I didn’t usually get up before three o’clock. When I did I could be very grouchy. Later in the day I would often go out with my friends and then stay up way late. Now I am with you all the time. Think of it this way…you used to worry about me all the time. Now you just miss me. That’s not so bad. There are things worse than death, like incarceration Mom. Things were not going to be easy with me. I’m better now and that should make you feel better too. You don’t have to be so sad. I’m okay, I still love you and I know that you still love me so feel better…please.  When you are so sad, it makes me feel so guilty for screwing up. You have to try to feel better if you want to help me.

 

I was blown away because it all made sense and it sounded so much like my boy. It comforted me enormously and the pain in my chest began to ease. As we pulled into the parking lot of the country club, I blew my nose and wiped my face dry from the torrential flood of tears that soaked my cheeks. Jerry took off to the locker room while I began to make my way to the path that leads to the first tee, where I meet him. As I was walking along the tree-lined path, I spotted a group of men approaching me with their golf carts. Always the vain female my thoughts turned to all the crying that went on in the car. “Oh my God,” I thought, “I must be a mess” and as I was fumbling in my purse for my pocket mirror I heard, “They are probably all assholes Mom, why do you care?”

Now, I can’t even begin to tell you how much more that sounds like Danny than me. I started to laugh out loud and mentally I answered him back by saying, “Well Danny, they might not all be assholes but you’re right, why do I care?” and I left the pocket mirror in my purse and met Jerry at the first tee, feeling very much better than I had in the car. Jerry played for a couple of hours as the sun set and the birds chirped and my heart felt a great deal lighter than it had in a long time.

 

However, as any bereaved person will tell you, the highs are short lived and as soon as we began driving back to the city, nagging doubts surfaced. “How do I know that was Danny speaking? It’s probably just my imagination” and I persisted in this line of reasoning as we drove south on the Henry Hudson Parkway. I was beginning to lose heart when I got an idea. I would ask Danny to give me a sign. As we continued to drive south on the parkway with the Hudson River just to our right I mentally said, “Danny, if this is really you and not just my imagination, give me a sign.” As soon as the words passed through my mind I had the impulse to look over at the river. To my astonishment, sitting right there, in plain view, was a beautiful white sailboat with the name FREE BIRD written across the side in big bold royal blue letters!  “Oh my God” I thought, and I shouted out for Jerry to look quickly. Fortunately he caught a glimpse of the Free Bird before pulling the car off the highway. “Okay my boy,” I said to Dan mentally, “You’re on. From now on I will take you at your word and I won’t doubt you ever!”

 

I can’t say that I have always been able to live up to that kind of promise. Doubts do surface from time to time, but if what I hear in my mind sounds more like Dan than me, makes good sense and brings me comfort, I take it on faith that it is coming from him. After a sign like that, what would you do?

 

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LOST AND FOUND-A Mother Connects-Up With Her Son In Spirit

LOST AND FOUND

Chapter 9

Danny Puts Ideas Directly Into My Mind—Erin Receives A Christmas   Gift From Danny—Confirmation on a “Purple Paper”

Usually when thoughts and ideas enter my mind that I feel are inspired by Dan, I think about them, but this was the first time the thoughts led me to take a physical action. It was December and I had purchased small holiday gifts for Aaron and Jess when one day, sitting around the apartment, the thought came to me that Danny wanted me to purchase a Christmas present for his Aaron’s girlfriend Erin, who he had known. The thought kept surfacing, “Mom, buy something for Erin from me.” The thought persisted in my mind and so I responded to the thought. “Well, what did you have in mind?” I thought back as if talking to Dan directly, to which I heard, “Get her a pretty necklace from me, something with a heart on it.“ “That’s easy enough,” I thought and then I started to second-guess myself. Could this really be what Dan wants me to do? Should I trust this kind of thing? Am I losing it?”

Please understand, it’s not as if I heard an audible ghostly voice calling out to me saying, “Sheeeeerrrrryyyyyyyy……pleeeeaaaaaassssseeeee gooooooo;” nothing of the kind. These thoughts enter my mind very quietly and at first glance, appear to be nothing more than my imagination. I’m sure you have these thoughts too. The difference is that I am paying attention to them, sorting through them and trying to understand their source.

I considered going downstairs and across Broadway to my favorite neighborhood jewelry store, The Jewelry Boutique. I knew I could find something there that Erin would love, but then I thought again, “Am I losing it here? Could this really be what Dan wants me to do? Should I trust this kind of feeling and respond to it?”

I analyzed the situation and reasoned my way through it. Maybe it was a message from Dan and maybe it wasn’t, but following through, in a case like this, could only be a good thing. After all, purchasing a gift for my son’s lovely girlfriend was something I should have done anyway. So I gathered my purse and headed to the store where I found exactly what I was looking for. I purchased a pretty gold heart on a delicate chain and waited while it was gift wrapped beautifully. Happily, I headed home.

A week later I had the opportunity to be present in a group session with Roland Comtois, at Star Visions in Chappaqua, New York.  Aaron and Erin accompanied me and unbeknownst to me, Erin was wearing the new necklace.  About midway through the session Roland handed me one of his “Purple Papers” with a few messages written on it from Dan. The first one expressed his regrets that we had no time to say goodbye, which was true. The second simply said, “No more problems, no more problems,” which brought me much relief. Underneath the written messages there was a drawing of a necklace with a heart on it. Roland then asked me what the necklace was about. I explained about the thoughts and feelings that led me to purchase the necklace and then Erin stood up and showed the group what she was wearing around her neck. Then to my amazement Roland said, Dan says, “Good job mom. You got it right!”

You can imagine my excitement to hear those words come out of Roland’s mouth and to have the heart drawing on my purple paper; both confirmations of my experience with Dan. If it were not for these kinds of confirmations, however, I don’t think I would have realized what was going on. It’s way too easy to dismiss these thoughts as nonsense, especially when we are hard wired to believe only what we see with our physical eyes and hear with our physical ears. But when the thoughts check out and you get that kind of verification, you can’t help but step back and acknowledge that somehow we are communicating. Now I pay more attention to those thoughts because I know they come in intermixed with my own, but they come in.

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