My heart breaks…

22 May

I know everyone is posting about Steven Curtis Chapman, but i starting reading about what happen and it made me even more sad:

“Your prayers are needed for all in the Chapman family. This is a family who has so generously loved and given to so many. Just hours before this close knit family was celebrating the engagement of the oldest daughter Emily Chapman, and were just hours away from a graduation party marking Caleb Chapman’s completion of high school. Now, they are preparing to bury a child who blew out 5 candles on a birthday cake less than 10 days ago. These words are unthinkable to type. And yet we trust in a God who was not surprised by this and because of Jesus I am certain through faith in Him we will see Maria again.” (website)

I remembered that his new song Cinderella, he wrote about his 2 youngest girls (Maria being one of them). Here he explains why he wrote it:

And here is the full song:

I can’t imagine what the family is going through, not only did they lose a daughter but that her brother is responsible. The only thing to do is pray for their family that God will be their comfort and peace, and to remember the son and what he must be dealing with. gosh… I know other families are dealing with similar losses, I have been convicted recently of my prayer life and how self focused it is. This makes me think beyond my self

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