Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Exit Lines of Dying People
A dear elderly friend from church is dying. Marilyn knows everyone who comes to church, and even as she lays in her hospice bed and people come to visit, she will ask how some relative or friend of the visitor is doing. Lately in one of her sleepy states, Marilyn kept raising up her hand. Relatives watching from her bedside said it looked just like she was reaching out to God, reaching out for him to take her home. Marilyn held out her hand several times before she muttered something. A daughter drew in close and asked her to repeat what she'd said. Marilyn repeated loud and clear: "I have a Bingo!"