Every day A Quote
I feel a little better every day
"Lying next to Lucy in the hospital bed, both of us crying, the CT scan images still glowing on the computer screen, that identity as a physician—my identity—no longer mattered. With the cancer having invaded multiple organ systems, the diagnosis was clear. The room was quiet. Lucy told me she loved me. "I don’t want to die,” I said."
I should have shared a quote from another book, but I could not resist the temptation to share this beautiful scene.
"I don’t want to die” if it stands out of the context, is no surprise. We all are scared of death by nature.
But how many of us ever imagine the terrifying fear of seeing the death coming with the one you love most, thoroughly understanding the tumor as you have been helping others to resist it, but being helpless.
Paul has along been mentally strong, but at the upcoming death, he is still a patient, a human who knows we are too small to change the natural rules.
His tears became my tears. A beautiful lesson to treasure the life we have. Every moment of it!
More from Every Day A Quote