On the very day my mother heard she had inoperable cancer, she opened the newspaper and found this quote: Every woman has the courage to stand the pain of only one day.
It became her message for the rest of her life. In the last days of her illness she passed on her strength and wisdom from the hospital bed.
LOVE--My father was always rubbing her feet. I asked her why. “It keeps him from being helpless. It is the only part of me that doesn’t hurt. He loves to touch me, and I love it too.”