Thursday, February 19, 2009

I Love LifeSiteNews!

Where else would we get such an affirming, beautiful story as this one?

Husband of Woman in Coma for 14 Years Visits Wife Three Times Daily, Won't Give Up
Will love his wife "until God has the last word"

SANTIAGO, February 18, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- In a story that stands in stark contrast to the Eluana Englaro and Terri Schiavo cases in Italy and the United States, a Chilean man has been visiting his comatose wife for 14 years, and says he won't give up on her.

Carlos Abarca has always visited his wife regularly, and now that he has retired from the national police force, he is able to come three times a day. He says that caring for her is his whole life.

"My affection will always be focused on her, I have never doubted it," he told the Chilean daily El Mercurio, which broke the story. "I don't seek for more from life than caring for her. There is nothing more to do."

The affection he has for his wife, says Abarca, is "stronger than ever. I want to protect her, care for her, make sure she is well, that she lacks nothing."

Abarca says he will continue to love his wife, "until God has the last word. In the end, if tomorrow she must go, our conscience will be clear."

Go here to see a touching photo and read the whole story.

5 comments:

LeneJ said...

Oh WOW that was so sweet!! And a great example to us young women that there ARE in fact honest and faithful men out there!! Thank you so much for posting this!

(I'm still waiting to hear from you via email)

Lady Hannah said...

WOW! That's beautiful!!! :) :)

Claire said...

Lene,
So sorry I haven't been in touch with you yet. I've been having email and website problems, but thankfully was able to get yours printed out a short while back. A number of my resources were depleated and I have been getting them replenished... sadly, I am crazily behind on my email and package sending. The Lord has a ton of things going on for me right now, and I'm trying to manage my time better!

Mairead said...

That is beautiful Claire.

LeneJ said...

Dear Claire,

thanks for answering. Please let me know when you will have them available! ;-)