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Saturday, February 15, 2014

Instantly recognizable as what the archbishop with the speech impediment in the Princess Bride's wedding scene proclaims (the whole quote-translated- is, "Love, TRUE love, is what brings us together today), and though that occasion is a wedding, it applies to other situations as well, like what is going on at my house right now.

The clan has gathered... all of our children are here with all of their children and all of our siblings and extended families have clustered in.

These blogs were written almost exactly a year ago:

2. www.sparkpeople.c

3. www.sparkpeople.c

My DH is dying.. I can euphemise it, but it is what it is.. He has been diagnosed with ALS for over a year, and sick even before that, but his time to evacuate his failing, deteriorating earth suit is coming. He is at peace with the Lord, and ready to face eternity, but of course, as those who love him, it's not easy for us watching him go.

But it's true love that brings us together, honoring and loving him, and comforting and loving each other. God is still in control, and it His true love in Jesus Christ that will bring us through and bring him Home.

I've reminded them that we are not having a Death Watch, but a Bon Voyage party...

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CLPURNELL 2/19/2014 4:29PM

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JAMER123 2/17/2014 11:52PM

    emoticon emoticon to you and your family.
Yes, I would celebrate your DH even though you don't feel like it's a celebration of life. God grant him peace and comfort in His arms as He goes to join the heavenly angels.

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WALLAHALLA 2/17/2014 8:21PM

    Celebrating his life will keep the best memories at the foremost of the mind, where they belong!

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F8CONE8 2/17/2014 12:45PM

    As I have been privileged to watch and share this time with you I feel you should know that witnessing the testimony of you both as he makes this transition from earth to his eternal home has been a great blessing to me. I have struggled with my own faith but your witness has been fruitful. My prayers are with you as the good doctor moves on.

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REXTINE1 2/16/2014 1:18PM

    My best wishes to you all. I lost my baby brother recently, and we had a sendoff party for him - along with a lot of reminiscing. I hope your family can continue to cope.

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FEMISLIM 2/15/2014 11:36PM

    God will uphold you all.

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MICHELE142 2/15/2014 2:09PM

My Prayers and Blessings go out to a sincere and loving family, God has the ending in His Hands and guidance for your DH's loving family and DW. emoticon

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LAURANCE 2/15/2014 11:41AM

  My best wishes for you and your family. May your DH be relieved of all pain and suffering now. May all of you find comfort and strength together.
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FANGFACEKITTY 2/15/2014 11:27AM

    I am so sorry for your DH's illness, and his impending loss. He is very fortunate to be surrounded by such a loving family and a wise DW. If I could be there to give you some strength through this time I would, but all I can offer is virtual; you are in my thoughts daily.
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FOCUSONME57 2/15/2014 11:06AM

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Prayers that his homegoing is peaceful and as painless as possible for all involved.

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