Support For Christi Thomas

This blog is to help offer support to the Thomas Family and their daughter, Christi, in her battle against cancer. Please visit Christi's website at www.ChristiThomas.com to learn more. There, you'll find journals, photos and a lots of other information about this amazing child and her family.

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Saturday, September 19, 2009

May 12, 1997 - September 19, 2006

Baby, Take Your BowBy: Chris Rice




We're gonna miss your song and dance
The way you made us laugh
And we're so glad we had
The pleasure for a while
But on the other side
You'll find a better audience
Just be yourself,
And you can't help but make
The angels smile

--Chorus--
Baby all the world's a stage
Playwright pens your final page
And then
He brings your curtain down
So blows us your kisses
And drench our eyes
We'll rise to our feet to wave goodbye
For now
So baby take your bow

The world is lovelier
Because you had your moment here
And we could see a friend
Of heaven in your face
And in your song we heard
The longing for a distant shore
And now your time has come
To go and so be on your way

(Chorus) The show is over now
It's time to lay your burdens down
So baby take...
Your bow


Sweet Christi, Three years ago this morning you made your heavenly debut back into God's great kingdom. I hope you have a glorious day celebrating the anniversary of your arrival Home. You now dance on a stage far more glorious than we can even possibly imagine. You will forever be missed by your family! We love you so much!

Until we see you and hold you again, remember we love you and please keep watching over us and all of those who took such a fondness to you. We all need help and guidance. Please pray for us!

Mommy, Daddy & Shayla

21 Comments:

At 19/9/09 6:34 AM, Blogger Olivia said...

Angela, I woke up today and Christi is the first thought that entered my mind. She is so missed and so loved!

Sending many hugs to you,
Olivia

 
At 19/9/09 7:30 AM, Blogger Meg said...

Thinking of you and praying for your family. I can not believe it has been three years!! Next week marks 9 years since my brother died at the young age of 20.
Heaven really does have some special angels!
Megan in NC

 
At 19/9/09 8:12 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I kept waking up this morning and didn't quite realize why, until I looked at the clock and realized it was 10 to 9.

Fly high, sweet Christi!! Must be a blast dancing on Heaven's stage =)

Thinking of you guys today!!

Shayla-- Have a great time today in the Parade! I'm sure I join others in saying we want to hear all about it =)

 
At 19/9/09 8:44 AM, Anonymous Laura's Mom said...

Have been thinking of you lots the past few days, as this day approached. A beautiful remembrance of Christi on today's post.

 
At 19/9/09 10:03 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Such a beautiful little girl. I didn't get to meet her- but thank you for sharing her through this website.

Reading about your little Christi has really encouraged and inspired me as I face my own challeenges in life.

I will be praying for your family today.


Jenna in Canada

 
At 19/9/09 10:17 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thinking of Christie today, and just checking in. I have been an anomonous follower of her site since a few months before she passed. I have posted a few times in the past, but especially wanted to post today.

Missing you Christie! I know mama, daddy and Shayla can't wait to see you again someday. Enjoy your dancing in Heaven with the angels today!

Wendy Landers
Concord, Georgia

 
At 19/9/09 10:27 AM, Blogger Kait said...

Praying for y'all, today and always. I still think about Christi all the time. She made a huge impact on my life.

 
At 19/9/09 10:38 AM, Blogger Tawny said...

Christi, you are forever loved and missed sweet girl. Thank you for continuing to inspire and motivate others to live life to the fullest.

Thomas Team, you continue to be in my thoughts and prayers.

 
At 19/9/09 10:52 AM, Blogger Amy said...

God's peace, strength, and blessings to you on this difficult day!
HUGS from WI.

 
At 19/9/09 11:02 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anniversaries are tough... You're in my prayers.

Rebecca Cook, France

 
At 19/9/09 11:37 AM, Blogger Sarah said...

I've been thinking of your whole family today. <33

 
At 19/9/09 12:58 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Such beautiful girls. Praying for peace for you today.

 
At 19/9/09 1:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beautiful tribute, perfect song, for a beautiful person who truly carried her burden with such dignity... this day is one of those, "where were you when" days. Personally, I never believed that Christi would actually die. She had been so close so many times before, and somehow, she always came back to her loved ones. I was on a ferry, standing on the open deck, when a white bird came by and just rode the wind, keeping pace with the boat. My only thought was of Christi's spirit, totally free, and flying with such effortless speed. Still, we can't help but feel pain at her loss, even though we try to hold to the joy of her, dancing with such delight on Heaven's stage. We pray for her dear family, all of her friends, and for ourselves, that we can hold to the hope, and not the loss. Oh we miss you, Christi. Please watch over us, and our pets, too.

 
At 19/9/09 3:56 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thinking of you all today. Hang tough..I know its a hard day.
Lori

 
At 19/9/09 5:14 PM, Blogger Jen Backus said...

Christi will never be forgotten on earth. She shines in Heaven, of that I am certain. Shayla is a doll. God bless you all with favor, comfort and love.

 
At 19/9/09 5:52 PM, Anonymous Amber -happy angel anniversary christi !! xx said...

may god bless you all and give you the love , support and peace you need and deserve xxx your little sweetheart christi will never be forgotten she was far too amazing for that ! happy 3rd angel anniversary miss thomas i hope they're spoiling you rotten up in heaven missy !!! please continue to watch over your mum, dad and shayla they love you loads x Shayla you are such a beautiful young lady - im sure christi is proud to call you her sister , your simply amazing ! angela and shayne thank you so much for continuing to share christi's incredible story with us - she is a true hero and so are you 3 x she was a beautiful young. lady who has taught me (a 13 year old!) how to live my life
to the fullest - thank you christi x and may you sleep in peace princess Christi we all love and miss you sssooo
much !! xxxx all my love now and always - Amber from the u.k xx :)

 
At 19/9/09 7:32 PM, Blogger HeatherB said...

Missing and Remembering your Christi with you today.

That song is perfect for the most beautiful dancer.

Love to you all,
Heather

 
At 19/9/09 9:16 PM, Anonymous Miyuki said...

I always think of you, sweet Christi.
Sending lots of love to the Thomas team!

Miyuki

 
At 19/9/09 9:57 PM, Blogger Danielle Luc said...

God Bless you All!

I love the photos of her outstretched arms - i just love them!

 
At 20/9/09 9:58 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

My heart goes out to the Thomas family today more than ever! Love & hugs from California!

Pat

 
At 21/9/09 9:12 AM, Blogger snekcip said...

What a beautiful, beautiful post! Christi will always be so dearly loved and remembered ALWAYS!

 

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