Commonly held myths about end-of-life issue

A lot of people erroneously think that a license to do health care power of attorney or a lasting will means giving up control on one’s life. Other people may believe such as this document is signing their own life away.

These documents will make sure that you get your needs met if you couldn t communicate your specifications. Let’s look at a few falsehoods that should not get in the way of creating a health care power of attorney or health care directive:

Often, all sorts of care prolongs the dying process with disregard for a user’s quality of life and comfort level. It is very important to know the interventions that are truly needed. It is often not possible to know beforehand. That’s where the support of a health care team is indispensable.

Often, all sorts of care prolongs the dying process with disregard for a user’s quality of life and comfort level. It is very important to know the interventions that are truly needed. It is often not possible to know beforehand. That’s where the support of a health care team is indispensable.

Myth: Refusing life-support invalidates your life insurance, because you are using euthanasia. Fact: Refusing life-support does not mean that you are committing suicide. Instead, the underlying medical problem is considered to be the cause of death.

Myth: Refusing life-extending drugs means that you’re refusing to receive all drugs. Actuality: Whatever treatments you reject, you’ll at the very least receive general comfort care, which includes the relief and symptom alleviation that is typically covered by life-extending drugs.

Bible verses for today’s meditation and inspiration: Matthew E. McLaren

2 Corinthians 13:9 For we rejoice when we ourselves are weak but you are strong; this we also pray for, that you be made complete.

Colossians 1:28 We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.

Colossians 4:12 Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.

2 Corinthians 10:15-16 not boasting beyond our measure, that is, in other men’s labors, but with the hope that as your faith grows, we will be, within our sphere, enlarged even more by you, so as to preach the gospel even to the regions beyond you, and not to boast in what has been accomplished in the sphere of another.

2 Thessalonians 1:3 We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;

2 Peter 3:18 but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

Ephesians 1:17-18 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him. I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened so that you will know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,

Ephesians 3:16-19 that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, read more

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https://3abn.org/all-streams/3abn.html

http://www.nadadventist.org/article/15/contact-us

https://www.adventist.org/en/utility/contact/

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