Jesus personally experienced the anxiety and fear that comes with an expectation of suffering, as he prayed "let this cup pass from me" (Matthew 26:39). He knew that the suffering was coming, but he wanted to avoid it if at all possible. I take comfort in knowing that Jesus can empathize with our anxiety and fear in facing what is possibly the end of Roscoe's young life.
Jesus also experienced sadness himself on behalf of others. The shortest verse in the bible (John 11:35) simply says "Jesus wept". This verse is in reference to the passing of a close friend of Jesus (Lazarus). Jesus knew that Lazarus could be raised from the dead, so perhaps his weeping was because he knew the hurt that others were feeling as Lazarus was taken from them. Once again, I take comfort in knowing that Jesus can empathize with our sadness, should God choose to take Roscoe from us.
We are hoping that today we'll get to hold him again, as we've heard rumors that the doctor on staff is very agreeable to parents holding. If that happens, we'll be sure to soak it all in as we haven't really been able to hold Roscoe since the morning of June 10th, almost 4 weeks ago.