Their young 18-day-old son Sawyer (and first child) had open heart surgery to correct a heart defect (tetralogy of fallot) and was seeming to do ok. But they couldn't close his chest, because they couldn't stabilize him. Had to put a flexible patch over it. He went into cardiac arrest on Wed and they put him on a heart and lung machine. He's continuing to cling to life, but has since suffered a blood infection, internal bleeding and now seizures of an unknown origin. The doctors are beginning to say he probably won't make it.
Please pray for them. Please pray that God will do a miracle and save their son. Thank you. I'm re-posting the poem that Ashlyn posted on her wall today. So much pain. They are suffering a lot right now, and so is Sawyer. I'll never know why God allows evil into the lives of such sweet people. But I trust in His goodness, still.
More details and updates of their situation can be found on their baby's facebook fan page here, as well as Ashlyn's baby blog here. Thank you in advance for any prayers you pray.