Tomorrow I am going to visit my friend of 53 years who is
dying of lung cancer; I am both sad a challenged. I would die for her
if I could. I am coping with losing her, but she is coping with
losing everything, even herself. She asked me if she should pray
for a miracle, and I told her it couldn't hurt. But I am not
comfortable offering religious platitudes. I know we'll be okay
once we start talking. I'm just nervous about how to begin
People I 've known who have died (usually in hospitals)
have been indifferent to the event of their deaths,
except when thay were leaving children behind.
At a convention of cardiologists some years ago, one of them
dropped dead of a heart attack, and was brought back by the
pounding of another one; he came back cursing:
asking Y thay did not leave him alone, that he was OK,
observing the emergency rescue.
My best advice is to arm yourself with a book concerning
near death experiences; check the New Age section of any
decent sized bookstore. If u actually KNOW anyone who has
returned from death (very exist in very large numbers!) bring him along.
Console your friend that he is about to have a wonderful, happy adventure,
in which we will all join him. I have it on good authority
from a lot of people who have been dead, that death is FUN!
It is a misnomer; it is a fake,
in that he will remain alive and fully conscious,
tho without the use of his vehicle, that wore out.
www.IANDS.org Be cheerful !