Thursday, July 13, 2006

Discontinuing Hope for Health

Today, Beverly, my mother-in-law opted to discontinue the IV and all medications. She could rally, of course, but that's not likely. Her health has continuously faltered for the past few years, and she's not rebounding physically.

In the past few weeks, she's enjoyed the company of her loved ones. Ron flew up there last week, and spent time with her. When she glimpsed him, she almost leaped out bed wth joy, and held onto him tightly. They chatted for hours.

She met with an Episcopal priest on Friday, and he served communion to her and her husband of 55 years on Monday. They were deeply touched, and felt close to God.

So many of you have emailed me to say that she is in your prayers. Thank you.... thank you so very much.

Now would be a good time to keep her in your prayers.

UPDATE - Beverly White will be moving to a hospice in the next day or two. This is her clear choice, and she is at peace.

1 comment:

Mark Daniels said...

I will be praying for all of you.