Why Al Won’t Go


Al has spoken off and on today. Sometimes pretty clear. We are having big issues and messes with bladder spasms. So today has not been a great day.

Tonight after only eating a few bites Al told me he is dying. I took his hand and said that I know and I explained how this is the way he has to do things in order to get a new body.

He went on and said one more thing and then he has said nothing more. He told me he is a failure. My heart broke and I cried. I took his hand and told him in no way was he a failure. I told him how lucky he is that he has seen Jesus.

In fact I told him every possible thing I could think of to say. We, or I talked and hopefully he listened. I talked about forgiveness, that anything he knows he has done has been forgiven by all including God.

I talked to him for about an hour. He is no longer speaking but I hope I helped him to see that he can let go, that all will be alright, that he is the most perfect brother in my eyes, and I told him this too.

Alvin and nurse

Picture it & Write/ Ermiliablog


http://ermiliablog.wordpress.com/                                       man in water

Is life worth living

Can we see afar

When all is so

Destitute and the

Will is gone

No reason to live

When the only

One I loved is

Now resting

Over there

Among the old

Oak trees

While she is at peace

My mind is so jumbled

I want to be with her so

But I know I can not

How can I go on

Without her

Please I pray

Big blue ocean

Wipe a way my tears

And take my pain a way

Take me to another

World where I will feel

Nothing……………..                                                                   pictureitandwrite2copy-1

Terry Shepherd

04/28/2013