Gary might not have been a saint, but he was most assuredly a prophet. He vigorously and decisively pointed the way to more dignified and respectful treatment of those under a doctor’s care, those living in nursing homes, those with terminal illnesses.
I mourn the passing of his forthright energy from our world so in need of advocates for the vulnerable, but not the passing of his Spirit from a body that could no longer contain it.
[Jesus began to teach them, saying,] “Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted.” Matthew 5:4
There is a saint inside each of us. May we honor such.
“The passing of his Spirit from a body that could no longer contain it.” Most powerful words I have ever read! God Bless, SR
Thanks for reading, SR!