Thursday, May 22, 2008

Pray for this family

Yesterday, Steven Curtis Chapman and his family suffered a sudden and tragic loss. Their daughter Maria was run over by a vehicle driven by Chapman's teenage son. I cannot imagine what they are experiencing. Pray for his son, too. You know he is just sick over this. We'd all be.

It is hard enough to lose a loved one in private, especially if it is a sudden and tragic loss. It must be even harder to suffer loss in public. Pray for their healing and for God's grace.

This first video clip is of Chapman with his daughter, doing the dishes, just having fun.

This is a song that I played a little while back titled, "Cinderella." The words just have whole new meaning. It was written about his daughters, Maria and Stevie Joy. Chapman talks a little about the song and about his efforts to help those that want to adopt. Sadly, midnight came too soon for this Cinderella. Fortunately, she knew her daddy loved her and he knows how important it is to show/express that love to his children.


momster said...

I read about that yesterday , its so sad. I really feel for the entire family and I have been praying for all of them. Thank you for sharing the videos.

USA_Admiral said...

That is heart breaking.

Prayers on the way.


RT said...

I just cannot imagine the double grief in that family. Her brother did something no one would wish on anyone. He's going to need a lot of understanding and healing.

I read a newspaper story about this and they were getting ready to celebrate a high school graduation and the eldest daughter's engagement this week, too. So very sad.

Dee said...

Yes, I just feel so bad for the teenage son. Accidents like this happen every day but he'll have to live with this for the rest of his life. What a tragedy. Thank goodness they have so many praying for them.