Choosing Thomas < Very Sad

Discussion in 'Up to the Minute' started by wildTrose, Apr 18, 2010.

  1. wildTrose

    wildTrose New Member

    Messages:
    516
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
  2. Loading...


  3. PMLsmom

    PMLsmom Active Member

    Messages:
    2,754
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Oh what strength! Blessings to them...
     
  4. Kymistry35

    Kymistry35 It's never to late to be who you could have been

    Messages:
    3,640
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I am bawling my eyes out right now. How unfair that parents like these who would treasure and love their child has theirs taken away and monsters like the many we read about everyday get healthy children to abuse!
     
  5. SunnieRN

    SunnieRN Active Member

    Messages:
    3,577
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    38
    I hope and pray for these dear parents, that their daughter was born healthy! What a wonderful example this family is of unconditional love!
     
  6. KaylynnCouture

    KaylynnCouture New Member

    Messages:
    6,838
    Likes Received:
    25
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I watched this video a few weeks ago, and it made me cry so hard. :( I can't even imagine what those parents went through, and my thoughts and prayers are with them quite frequently. They are incredibly strong.
     
  7. Jenni979

    Jenni979 Member

    Messages:
    409
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Okay... I really want to watch the video, but I am 24 weeks pregnant and I think it will make me freak out as I am already a paranoid mess...

    If it is what I think it is, then I know I don't have what it takes to watch it right now, but my thoughts & prayers do go out to his loving family... I cannot imagine what I would do if something were to happen to our little one.
     
  8. reb

    reb New Member

    Messages:
    2,968
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    But I just want to say.... keep in mind: for a couple that choses to terminate because of a fatal genetic birth defect, it is no less devastating & heartbreaking... they mourn also, and they should not be considered any less good or brave than a couple that decides to go through with the birth. But why is is better for the child to go through all that pain and suffering? I wonder, is it really more for the child, or the parents? As for which is more cruel to the child..... that's a hard one, I'd have to say I'm on the fence....
     
  9. Beyond Belief

    Beyond Belief New Member

    Messages:
    14,497
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Wow, heartbreaking and yet what love and devotion. I hope this couple is blessed with more children, what wonderful parents they are.
     
  10. OrdinaryLife

    OrdinaryLife New Member

    Messages:
    5,676
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    This was the most powerful, touching, and loving video I have ever seen. Godspeed, Thomas. You were loved beyond measure....

    There is absolutely no judgment towards any family who must go through this. Nor, should there ever be. Choices are personal and beyond any persons opinion. This family did not choose for this child to suffer on *ANY* level, but to give as much care and love that their son deserved. Any parent(s) that can do this are the first Angels a child as this has met.

    That is a gift beyond compare. For all.
     
  11. Pocono Sleuther

    Pocono Sleuther Active Member

    Messages:
    1,511
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Incredible grace and strength, what a shame it's overshadowed by overwhelming sadness.
     
  12. fran

    fran Former Member

    Messages:
    32,578
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    0
    A short but powerful video. Thank you for sharing.

    God love these parents and RIP Thomas.

    I pray this loving couple was blessed with a beautifully happy and healthy baby.

    It's stories like this that make one realize how blessed they were when their babies were brought into this world, free of complications. I don't know what I would have done in their place,.......... there for the grace of God......

    Compelling story and couple,


    fran
    :rose:
     
  13. DairyGirl

    DairyGirl New Member

    Messages:
    5,205
    Likes Received:
    17
    Trophy Points:
    0
    They did have a healthy baby girl, Isabella, last January. God bless them.
     
  14. crangel

    crangel New Member

    Messages:
    47
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    WOW! heartbreaking.
     
  15. Hopeful One

    Hopeful One Blessed are the cracked for they are the ones who

    Messages:
    12,255
    Likes Received:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Sooo sad. I hate that there's so much suffering in this world.
     
  16. mom2six

    mom2six New Member

    Messages:
    966
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Terminating the pregnancy does not relieve the child from pain and suffering. In the video it said Thomas was taken home by his parents with pain medication to relieve his pain.
     
  17. AmandaBrown23

    AmandaBrown23 Im just living among all the madness

    Messages:
    1,097
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    This was the most beautiful/sad thing I have ever seen. They are truly tough people.
     
  18. Celeste

    Celeste New Member

    Messages:
    104
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Amazing. I love Mom's comment about love being all her son knew in this life.

    It makes me wonder what kind of mom I would be if I knew that I only had a matter of days to love my children. But we don't know how long we have with them. What we do know is that life is fragile and fleeting. Sigh. I suppose the lesson in this is that we should not take our time with our children for granted.

    Thank you so much for posting this.
     
  19. Logger

    Logger New Member

    Messages:
    389
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    What courage and love this young couple had. I am so happy they now have a beautiful baby girl.
     
  20. Disguiseduser0308

    Disguiseduser0308 New Member

    Messages:
    1,864
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    What a wonderful and yet terribly sad story. The photos of the family were breathtaking. You could feel the love pouring out of them.

    Blessings to them. Thomas' life may have been short, but he knew more love in those five days than most of us receive in a lifetime.

    Thank you for sharing this, Wild. Really reminds all of us to treasure each and every day we have with our families.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice