Sunday, April 25, 2010
tuesday will be open casket from 7pm-9pm wear black white is okay
885 El Camino Real
S San Francisco, CA 94080-4409
(650) 583-2510 ask for joshua escobar castillo
wed-will be closed casket 7-9pm same wear black white is okay
thursay - we will meet at 10:00 and be able to view josh till 10:30 at which time everyone will be getting ready to start the procession to cypress lawn. on this day we ask for everone to wear light color clothes white preferably joshua was a happy soul and i would like to celebrate his life.
adress : 1201 El Camino Real
Colma, CA 94014-3238
Saturday, April 24, 2010
one more thing i would appreciate it if everyone wore white, khaki, or light colors joshua was a happy soul and i dont feel black would be appropriate for him. feel free to write your input.
joshua alexander castillo escobar oct 7 2009- april 22 2010
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Sunday, April 11, 2010
here are some pictures, a day before he got really sick they are the newest one's because we havent taken any since he was so sick and not looking his best. the ones at the top the first one is him at one month old, and then at 5 months. the clothes he's wearing on the first picture are preemie size the smallest preemies and they were HUGE on him.
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
so im trying to get our NICU to start handing this out and ordering but for now im pretty sure most nicu moms are familiar with the purple heart.
The story of the Preemie Purple Heart:
One day a child was born, too early, too small but loved as much as any child could be. As the parents of this child entered this journey they found themselves feeling alone. They had the joys of being new parents but the fear of losing their child, the thrill of giving birth, the grief of a lost dream. This was supposed to be a joyous time, not a time filled with grief, anger and pain. Little did these parents know they were not alone.
The Preemie Purple Heart is born of an idea borrowed from the US army, a medal given for being wounded in battle. What bigger battle is there than the battle for life and the wounds of premature birth live on with the infant and family forever. The color was once reserved for royalty, making it special and it is gender neutral. The heart is not a solid color and the strips in each heart are a little different, just as every child and every journey is a little different, but the basic design is the same just like the basic experience is the same. The heart is made of glass it is strong but not so strong it could withstand a crushing blow. The premature child is strong but not invincible. It is a heart because the heart is our center, it's every beat renews life and hope, it symbolizes love. At the bottom of the Preemie Purple Heart is a teardrop, it is symbolic of the tears shed during the journey of a premature family, good and bad, joy and sorrow.
The Preemie Purple Heart is an outward sign of unity among a special group of people. A group that knows no country, language, economic, ethnic or religious bounds. A group with one common goal: hope for the future of premature children. This group includes not only parents and child but also siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, nurses, doctors, clergy and friends. This group shares a bond beyond words, a bond only the heart knows. The Heart can be with you when you feel alone, remind you there are hundreds of others who keep you in their hearts. It can give you a chance to share your story.
Sunday, April 4, 2010
thank you for blessing me with joshua and trusting me to take care of one of your angels, but your trying to take him to soon, i promise to love him, care for him and make him the happiest baby on earth, just please do not take him before his time and please heal him.
Thursday, April 1, 2010
1When Jesus had finished saying all this in the hearing of the people, he entered Capernaum. 2There a centurion's servant, whom his master valued highly, was sick and about to die. 3The centurion heard of Jesus and sent some elders of the Jews to him, asking him to come and heal his servant.4When they came to Jesus, they pleaded earnestly with him, "This man deserves to have you do this, 5because he loves our nation and has built our synagogue." 6So Jesus went with them. He was not far from the house when the centurion sent friends to say to him: "Lord, don't trouble yourself, for I do not deserve to have you come under my roof. 7That is why I did not even consider myself worthy to come to you. But say the word, and my servant will be healed. 8For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I tell this one, 'Go,' and he goes; and that one, 'Come,' and he comes. I say to my servant, 'Do this,' and he does it." 9When Jesus heard this, he was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd following him, he said, "I tell you, I have not found such great faith even in Israel." 10Then the men who had been sent returned to the house and found the servant well.
11Soon afterward, Jesus went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went along with him. 12As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out—the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the town was with her. 13When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and he said, "Don't cry." 14Then he went up and touched the coffin, and those carrying it stood still. He said, "Young man, I say to you, get up!" 15The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother.