I’m so thankful for all that my dad taught me in life, but especially all that he taught me in death.
I’ve heard it said that our parents are the most important teachers that we will ever have. I would agree with that statement, for as we grow we are constantly watching our parents……..listening and absorbing and learning through their words and deeds. Hopefully the lessons learned are good ones. My parents were very beneficial in my life in more ways than I can count. Yet some of the lessons that I treasure the most are the lessons I learned as I watched my dad live the last month of his life on earth. What were some of those lessons?
1. Know When to Ask For Help
Dad was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2000, and with liver cancer in 2004. In September of 2008, dad was put into Hospice care. We knew that no more could be done for him medically, so as he declined I told him…
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