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…
I'm Patty and I write about our adult son who has Epilepsy and Autism, who still lives with my husband and me, and who is a package full of many surprises and joys and challenges and TALK! Lots of talking, which creates laughter and some other reactions as well. I also write about how God shows Himself to me in everyday life.
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