This was a controversial and delicate subject for many people, including some doctors. Seen as both a moral and spiritual dilemma, it required a great deal of compassion as advocates cited stories of hopeless suffering from debilitating diseases.
It’s not hard to understand why someone, after being diagnosed with an incurable illness, would view death as a viable alternative – even see it as a friend. But there is a spirit of hope and courage within many patients, who resist the inclination to accept what purely biological markers have determined. There are recorded cases of reversal of the incurable – for some a state of remission, for others, a restoration to health when turning to God and His goodness.Continue Reading