Susannah Joy

Susannah Joy was born March 21 at 4:10 am. She weighed 5 lbs 2 oz.

Susannah was born not breathing and is having major complications. Much effort is being put into her care, but it is unknown if she will pull through. We would covet your prayers for Susannah and Melanie and I.

(by Steve)

56 thoughts on “Susannah Joy”

  1. Congratulations on your precious little daughter! Praying so fervently for you all!

  2. Praying right now for your beautiful, new blessing, Susannah Joy, and for both you and Melanie during this time of trial. The Lord has you all in His hands.
    Kathy (4Js4HIM on Momsboard)

  3. Love to you and praying. We will share the request with our church family tonight as well.

  4. I will be praying fervently for Nathan, Meanie, and especially for Susannah Joy. Hold on tightly to God’s promises for good (Romans eight), and the fact that He knows the plans He has for you (Jer. 29:11). I pray He will cradle you all tenderly in His Hands as you walk through these difficult times.
    Sarah, for all in the family

  5. God bless you all as you celebrate the birth of this newest member of the Maxwell family. May He spread His wings of comfort around you as you struggle with understanding His plans for all of you, and may He bring strength and peace to little Susannah Joy so that she can fight the good fight, and continue to bless her mama and papa.

  6. Rejoicing with you at the birth of your daughter and Praying that the Lord’s hands would be with her during this fragile time. Praying that the Lord would be with the doctor’s involved to stabalize this precious life and praying that the Lord would give Susannah the strength she needs to pull through. God Bless.

  7. I am so sorry to hear about this. May God cover you all in a blanket of protection!! I will be praying for everyone involved!

  8. May the Lord Jesus provide peace and strength through this difficult time. May His hand be evident during each long second of time as you wait on Him for the life of this dear blessing, baby Susannah. I pray the Doctors will be guided in her care and that Melanie will be especially cared for. I pray for courage and strength for Nathan as he considers his baby daughter and wife. I pray that the rest of the family will be given peace and wisdom as they hold up this dear young family. Bless you all.


  9. Praying. Dear Lord, during this time, please give Nathan, Melanie, Susannah, and the rest of their family Your peace, Your strength, Your comfort, and Your grace. We pray for Your will to be done, for You to be glorified, and for Your children to be drawn closer to you.

  10. Praying for little Susannah, her Mommy & Daddy and extended family, and all those who have her in their care. May God bless and keep you.

  11. Praying for you and your family. May His Divine Love and Protection give you strength and hope.

  12. Praying fervently for your new baby. Praying God will give her the strength she needs to pull through. Also praying for Nathan and Melanie during this difficult time. Praying for clarity of thoughts for decisions that may need to be made. also praying that your family can remember to praise Him through this storm.

  13. My family and I are praying for you and your precious family. We pray the Lord’s will to be done – that if it is in His will, He will totally and completely heal sweet little Susannah. You are in our thoughts and prayers!

    Kristina: Wife of Kevin, Mommy of Grace, Claire, Benjamin and Susannah

  14. Praying for precious Susannah’s health and for Susannah’s parents during this time.

  15. Praying for all of you. I will keep posted for any updates. May God surround you with His arms of love today.

  16. Our family is praying for you, we are saddened that you are going through this! I never post but I keep up with your blog daily and admire your family greatly.

  17. Praying for you!! May he strengthen this wee one and give her health. May he completely cover you with Him peace and comfort.

  18. I have been praying off and on all day since I saw the news. I will pray for God to give you His grace to handle it all. May you feel His peace and strength and love. May God heal Suzannah and bless her with a long and healthy life.

  19. Rejoicing with you in little Susannah’s birth! We are praying for you all. May the Lord sustain you through this difficult time. We pray for strength and courage for Nathan and Melanie. We pray that you will be led by the Lord in your decisions regarding Susannah’s care. We pray for the Doctors who are taking care of both Susannah and Melanie. We pray for Nathan and his guidance for his family. We hold you all in prayer before the Lord and will continue to do so.

    Stephanie (for us all)

  20. I have been praying all afternoon, and also emailed my bible study friends to please pray! May God guide the hands of those who care for Susannah Joy, and give strength, and comfort to Nathan, Melanie, and all the extended family! Big Hugs!
    In Him,

  21. You are in our thoughts and prayers through this difficult time.
    ” He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.” Psalm 91:1-2

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