October 09, 2014
You may have recently seen the news, broadcast by CNN and CBS, regarding the decision of a young cancer patient, who plans to take her own life to end the suffering associated with her brain-tumor. Obviously this story hits close to home with eldercare and considerations for end-of-life decisions with the elderly. As we’ve reported before various forms of assisted suicide and even euthanasia are legal in various parts of the world and are gaining rapid approval.
As Christians, life and the Lord’s timing in birth, death, and thousands of other pivotal events in our life are in His hands. While we plan to address this critical topic of assisted suicide and euthanasia more in the future, especially as it relates to eldercare, here are two powerful articles, by Christians, discussing this story and how suicide is not an act of dignity: