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My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« on: May 21, 2012, 12:38:55 PM »
My grandmother, Aurora, who is my last living grandparent, is now in the last stages of her life. She is rarely conscious, does not talk, and is no longer taking food or water. Please keep her in your prayers.
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2012, 12:48:26 PM »
Lord have mercy upon Aurora, and comfort her and her family at this time.

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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2012, 12:55:04 PM »
Sorry to hear that Papist. My deepest sympathies.

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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2012, 12:59:07 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2012, 01:34:48 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2012, 10:33:21 PM »
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2012, 10:34:49 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Your handmaiden, Aurora, and her family.

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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2012, 10:54:35 PM »
Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy.

Even though she might appear to be unconscious, many times, patients like this can hear and feel embraces.
If you can visit her, sing songs to her and hold her hand.
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2012, 10:58:31 PM »
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2012, 10:59:53 PM »
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2012, 11:00:55 PM »
May God have mercy on your grandmother.
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2012, 11:10:50 PM »
So sorry brother.

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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2012, 11:13:53 PM »
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2012, 06:29:21 AM »
My condolences, Papist.

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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2012, 09:23:46 AM »
Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy.

Even though she might appear to be unconscious, many times, patients like this can hear and feel embraces.
If you can visit her, sing songs to her and hold her hand.
That's what we have been hoping, and the nurse has confirmed this. So we hug her, talk to her, prayer with.
"For, by its immensity, the divine substance surpasses every form that our intellect reaches. Thus we are unable to apprehend it by knowing what it is. Yet we are able to have some knowledge of it by knowing what it is not." - St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa contra gentiles, I, 14.

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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2012, 10:11:31 AM »
Please keep her in your prayers.

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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2012, 10:15:35 AM »
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #17 on: May 22, 2012, 10:24:47 AM »
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #18 on: May 22, 2012, 11:19:10 PM »
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #19 on: May 23, 2012, 12:59:02 AM »
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Re: My Grandma is in the last stages of her life.
« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2012, 02:00:53 AM »
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