Naomi’s Death Points Us To Ours—and Christ’s

Today is a day like any other day—the sun rose, the kids are off to school, and there is work to be done. But it’s also the three-year anniversary of Naomi’s death, so let’s pause the normal routines of our lives for a moment and reflect on what it means to die. What...
Naomi’s Funeral

Naomi’s Funeral

“The Lord has given, and the Lord has taken away. Blessed be the name of the Lord.” On Saturday, May 23rd, our family and many of our friends gathered together to weep and worship with us as we grieved Naomi’s death and celebrated her life. It was a...

Naomi’s Funeral Service on Saturday, May 23

This Saturday, May 23rd, a funeral service will be held for Naomi Grace Costanzo. We will be celebrating her short life by singing hymns, hearing God’s Word, and bringing glory to her omnipotent and all-wise Creator. There will be a time of visitation starting...
Naomi’s Special Day

Naomi’s Special Day

Today is Naomi’s six-week birthday! We truly thank God for every single day of this bittersweet journey with our precious and beloved daughter. This week has been one of gradual decline. While there have been no major medical crises, there has also not been much...
Naomi’s Baptism

Naomi’s Baptism

This post is eight days overdue, and for that we apologize, but we wanted to share some happy news as well. It is our great pleasure to announce that on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015, Naomi Grace Costanzo was baptized into the church of Jesus Christ. Pastor Roth Reason of...

Naomi At 5 Weeks—Barely Holding On

Our dear family and friends, Today is Naomi’s 5 week birthday. Sadly, this past week she has had some major setbacks, and the past 24 hours have been especially bad. Due to a leaky feeding tube and other problems she has lost a lot of weight over the last number...

Happy 4 Week Birthday, Naomi!

Naomi is four weeks old today! We are so proud of her for making it this far, and grateful to our God for this incredible mercy. He is good! Thanks to all of you who prayed about Naomi’s feeding tube—it has been getting steady use for the last few days....

Naomi’s Three And A Half Week Update

Held Together by God’s Grace Overall, Naomi has been doing quite well, but there have also been some slightly discouraging setbacks. Up until a few days ago, her feedings had been steadily increasing; however, her feeding tube recently came out, and although it...

Some Very Encouraging Updates

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 5 days since our last update. Thank you to all of you who have remained faithful in prayer even when updates have been few! Naomi has been doing extraordinarily well on a number of important fronts. Her feedings have...