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Can I ask for some Prayers/Good vibes?

post #1 of 21
Thread Starter 
My uncle Bruce is dying of the lung cancer he was diagnosed with about 6 months ago. I went to see him with my mom today, the family is keeping a constant bedside vigil at this point. He has opted to stay at home, instead of going to the hospital, and thankfully his family doctor has been wonderful in keeping proper medications at his wife's disposal. He was put on oxygen a few hours ago, and an IV is in place for high doses of morphine when he needs it.

When I left this afternoon I knew it would be the last time I saw him- in this world anyways, and it was so hard to say goodbye and walk out the door. Our family is very close knit, and his loss will be a devastating one to us all.

I'd like to have you guys send him some positive energy/prayers that his passing is a peaceful and painfree one, if you don't mind...Thanks
post #2 of 21
You and your family are in my thoughts, especially Uncle Bruce.
post #3 of 21
I'm sorry you and your family are going through this. Sometimes a peaceful passing is the best thing to hope for. You all are in my thoughts.
post #4 of 21
sending you and your family good vibes. uncle Bryce will be in my prayers. Pls keep us updated.
post #5 of 21
I'm sorry that your having to go through this. I know it must be very hard to handle. You, your uncle, and the rest of your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
post #6 of 21
I am so sorry about your uncle Bruce ((((HUGS))))

I sure will keep you and the rest of the family in my prayers
post #7 of 21
Sending prayers for your uncle and your family.
post #8 of 21
In my own way, I wish as little pain for you and Bruce as well as all loved ones, Melissa.
post #9 of 21
Prayers for a peaceful passing for your uncle, and strength for the rest of you.
post #10 of 21
My heart goes out to you, I hope your uncle's passing is a peacful one.

Sending you a hug and a headbutt from Rosie.

post #11 of 21
You are all in my thoughts
post #12 of 21
I am so sorry.
Sending prayers for your uncle, and hugs for you.
post #13 of 21
I understand what you're going through. It's difficult to see someone close in your family struggle from an illness. My Dad passed away in 1993, and the 27th of this month will make 11 years that he's been gone. Through time I've learned to cope with the fact that my Dad is gone, but we still celebrate his birthdays and the 27th.

May your Uncle Bruce have a very peaceful journey to heaven.
post #14 of 21
Melissa - my thoughts are with you and your family. I hope you uncle is at peace and that he passes without any fear and without too much pain.

God bless.
post #15 of 21
Thread Starter 
Thank you so much you guys.

I called my mom a while ago and she was leaving to spend the night at Bruce's house, his breathing is very labored and he has spoken to a minister, I assume to make his peace with God. Its basically a waiting game.

His wife is by his side constantly, whispering her love to him, and reminicing with him all the wonderful memories they have had as a couple- it is really very beautiful and touching.

They say something good comes out of everything that happens to us- I know for myself I have learned that I need to use my moments in life to the fullest. My aunt, through her actions with Bruce has truly taught me what it means to love someone with your whole being, and I only hope I can set the same kind of example for my children with my own marriage.

Thank you all for being there for me, it means so much to have someone thinking of us.
post #16 of 21
Melissa you and your family are in my thoughts. I hope Bruce passes peacefully, your family sounds loving and caring. Hugs and good thoughts your way.
post #17 of 21
Thread Starter 
Just an update- my uncle Bruce passed away peacefully on Sunday night. He had his family around him, and knew nothing but love in his last moments.

Although I am incredibly sad that hes gone, I am glad he was with the people he loved most in the world, in his own home, and completely comfortable and pain free.

The hard part now, is knowing what to say to all the people who are grieving his loss The funeral tomorrow is going to be very difficult.

Thank you all for your support
post #18 of 21
I am so sorry of his passing but I am glad that it was peaceful and that he is at peace now.

post #19 of 21
Melissa - I hope he is at peace now! My prayers are with you and his family as you all struggle through this loss!
post #20 of 21
Melissa I'm sorry for your loss. I hope the funeral goes well. You and your family are in my thoughts!
post #21 of 21
I am so sorry of your loss .

I will pray for peace and comfort for all of you in that dificult time you are going through
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