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Kylee Bounds
Kylee Bounds
Hi , 
My name is kylee and i am 14. I was looking around for Christmas movies and came across one last Christmas. I couldn't get through the movie without my eyes swollen from tears. i want to just say thank you for inspiring everyone of all ages. It took me about 4 days but i got through all your journal entries. i am so lucky that god made me come across this movie, you have forever changed my life. god bless. Merry Christmas and Rest in Paradise Dax
Susan Miller
Sue
Julie,
Reading your blog made me laugh, cry and more. I am an RN who worked in pediatrics my entire career. I would love to write you a longer letter, please let me know where I can send it. I have been very ill the past two years. LOL That's not the whole truth. I just had my 55th major surgery. However I am still here, still filled with joy. Every day is a gift. Everyday I get to see my three daughters mature into loving adults, one even just married and is starting her family, I thank God. My husband is a saint we have been together for over 30 years. My family is my heart. I know that God doesn't want bad things to happen to us. However if we trust him, he can use these bad times and make incredible things happen out of the rubble. I will pray for you and Madeline Elizabeth. That is my middle daughters name. Madeline Elizabeth Miller. I couldn't believe it when I saw that was what you named your daughter. I went to your foundations page and made a donation to St. Jude's hospital. I have given to them before, but after reading your story,they will become a benefactor of our tithing. I hope you continue to heal. I think when we lose a child we never fully recover, however we do thrive if we let God help us. I believe your guardian angel was with you and Maddy in the basement when that tornado went through. When you have time please update your status here. I would love to know that you are both ok.
Anna Makamson
Anna
I have a 6 year old daughter that has the softest heart and has a love for St. Jude Hospital. She began her love and compassion for sick children and St. Jude last school year when my son (9 at the time) made items with his 3rd grade class to sell at school for a St. Jude donation. His class received a thank you note from St. Jude and it touched my son and daughter's heart tremendously. Also, we only live 2 hours from Memphis and know several people that work there that my husband and I went to a small private school with. My 6 year old daughter and I just finished the movie about Dax. Neither of us have a dry face. After we cleared our eyes and throats, my daughter says, "mama he would be a year older than me and he is in heaven enjoying not being sick." My response: "I know you are right and one day we can tell him he touched our lives the night before Thanksgiving 2014. How appropriate this Thanksgiving eve to be reminded to be thankful for our blessings. Your story has reminded us of just how precious life is. Our babies are the most precious gift from our God above. Praying for your hearts this holiday season. What a great movie. I teach at the same small Private Christian school I graduated from and I am going to try to show this movie during the holiday season. I want to share your journey with others. God Bless.

Love in Christ,

Anna
Andrea Pace
Andrea Pace
CarePost courtesy of Hallmark: You are strong
I just watched The Heart of Christmas. I am so sorry about Dax. You and your family are an inspiration to others, and you have been able to reach the hearts of so many others going through the same thing that you are. I will always keep Dax and the other children who have experienced cancer in my prayers. Rest in peace Dax Ryan Locke, you were loved by many.
Lisa Miller
Lisa Miller
Julie, I just watching The Heart Of Christmas and it was so touching. I unfortunately did not here of Dax when he was alive but it is amazing reading your blog about everything that went on with you and your family. I am 19 and this makes me look at life so much differently. ~Cherish Every Moment~
Susan Miller
Sue
Julie,
Reading your blog made me laugh, cry and more. I am an RN who worked in pediatrics my entire career. I would love to write you a longer letter, please let me know where I can send it. I have been very ill the past two years. LOL That's not the whole truth. I just had my 55th major surgery. However I am still here, still filled with joy. Every day is a gift. Everyday I get to see my three daughters mature into loving adults, one even just married and is starting her family, I thank God. My husband is a saint we have been together for over 30 years. My family is my heart. I know that God doesn't want bad things to happen to us. However if we trust him, he can use these bad times and make incredible things happen out of the rubble. I will pray for you and Madeline Elizabeth. That is my middle daughters name. Madeline Elizabeth Miller. I couldn't believe it when I saw that was what you named your daughter. I went to your foundations page and made a donation to St. Jude's hospital. I have given to them before, but after reading your story,they will become a benefactor of our tithing. I hope you continue to heal. I think when we lose a child we never fully recover, however we do thrive if we let God help us. I believe your guardian angel was with you and Maddy in the basement when that tornado went through. When you have time please update your status here. I would love to know that you are both ok.
Kylee Bounds
Kylee Bounds
Hi , 
My name is kylee and i am 14. I was looking around for Christmas movies and came across one last Christmas. I couldn't get through the movie without my eyes swollen from tears. i want to just say thank you for inspiring everyone of all ages. It took me about 4 days but i got through all your journal entries. i am so lucky that god made me come across this movie, you have forever changed my life. god bless. Merry Christmas and Rest in Paradise Dax
Anna Makamson
Anna
I have a 6 year old daughter that has the softest heart and has a love for St. Jude Hospital. She began her love and compassion for sick children and St. Jude last school year when my son (9 at the time) made items with his 3rd grade class to sell at school for a St. Jude donation. His class received a thank you note from St. Jude and it touched my son and daughter's heart tremendously. Also, we only live 2 hours from Memphis and know several people that work there that my husband and I went to a small private school with. My 6 year old daughter and I just finished the movie about Dax. Neither of us have a dry face. After we cleared our eyes and throats, my daughter says, "mama he would be a year older than me and he is in heaven enjoying not being sick." My response: "I know you are right and one day we can tell him he touched our lives the night before Thanksgiving 2014. How appropriate this Thanksgiving eve to be reminded to be thankful for our blessings. Your story has reminded us of just how precious life is. Our babies are the most precious gift from our God above. Praying for your hearts this holiday season. What a great movie. I teach at the same small Private Christian school I graduated from and I am going to try to show this movie during the holiday season. I want to share your journey with others. God Bless.

Love in Christ,

Anna
Andrea Pace
Andrea Pace
CarePost courtesy of Hallmark: You are strong
I just watched The Heart of Christmas. I am so sorry about Dax. You and your family are an inspiration to others, and you have been able to reach the hearts of so many others going through the same thing that you are. I will always keep Dax and the other children who have experienced cancer in my prayers. Rest in peace Dax Ryan Locke, you were loved by many.
Lisa Miller
Lisa Miller
Julie, I just watching The Heart Of Christmas and it was so touching. I unfortunately did not here of Dax when he was alive but it is amazing reading your blog about everything that went on with you and your family. I am 19 and this makes me look at life so much differently. ~Cherish Every Moment~
Kylee Bounds
Kylee Bounds
Hi , 
My name is kylee and i am 14. I was looking around for Christmas movies and came across one last Christmas. I couldn't get through the movie without my eyes swollen from tears. i want to just say thank you for inspiring everyone of all ages. It took me about 4 days but i got through all your journal entries. i am so lucky that god made me come across this movie, you have forever changed my life. god bless. Merry Christmas and Rest in Paradise Dax
Andrea Pace
Andrea Pace
CarePost courtesy of Hallmark: You are strong
I just watched The Heart of Christmas. I am so sorry about Dax. You and your family are an inspiration to others, and you have been able to reach the hearts of so many others going through the same thing that you are. I will always keep Dax and the other children who have experienced cancer in my prayers. Rest in peace Dax Ryan Locke, you were loved by many.
Susan Miller
Sue
Julie,
Reading your blog made me laugh, cry and more. I am an RN who worked in pediatrics my entire career. I would love to write you a longer letter, please let me know where I can send it. I have been very ill the past two years. LOL That's not the whole truth. I just had my 55th major surgery. However I am still here, still filled with joy. Every day is a gift. Everyday I get to see my three daughters mature into loving adults, one even just married and is starting her family, I thank God. My husband is a saint we have been together for over 30 years. My family is my heart. I know that God doesn't want bad things to happen to us. However if we trust him, he can use these bad times and make incredible things happen out of the rubble. I will pray for you and Madeline Elizabeth. That is my middle daughters name. Madeline Elizabeth Miller. I couldn't believe it when I saw that was what you named your daughter. I went to your foundations page and made a donation to St. Jude's hospital. I have given to them before, but after reading your story,they will become a benefactor of our tithing. I hope you continue to heal. I think when we lose a child we never fully recover, however we do thrive if we let God help us. I believe your guardian angel was with you and Maddy in the basement when that tornado went through. When you have time please update your status here. I would love to know that you are both ok.
Anna Makamson
Anna
I have a 6 year old daughter that has the softest heart and has a love for St. Jude Hospital. She began her love and compassion for sick children and St. Jude last school year when my son (9 at the time) made items with his 3rd grade class to sell at school for a St. Jude donation. His class received a thank you note from St. Jude and it touched my son and daughter's heart tremendously. Also, we only live 2 hours from Memphis and know several people that work there that my husband and I went to a small private school with. My 6 year old daughter and I just finished the movie about Dax. Neither of us have a dry face. After we cleared our eyes and throats, my daughter says, "mama he would be a year older than me and he is in heaven enjoying not being sick." My response: "I know you are right and one day we can tell him he touched our lives the night before Thanksgiving 2014. How appropriate this Thanksgiving eve to be reminded to be thankful for our blessings. Your story has reminded us of just how precious life is. Our babies are the most precious gift from our God above. Praying for your hearts this holiday season. What a great movie. I teach at the same small Private Christian school I graduated from and I am going to try to show this movie during the holiday season. I want to share your journey with others. God Bless.

Love in Christ,

Anna
Lisa Miller
Lisa Miller
Julie, I just watching The Heart Of Christmas and it was so touching. I unfortunately did not here of Dax when he was alive but it is amazing reading your blog about everything that went on with you and your family. I am 19 and this makes me look at life so much differently. ~Cherish Every Moment~