Wanted to share this verse with you as I too am in the throes of grieving. God bless all.
Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning. Ps. 30:5
I shed plenty of tears for my recently deceased dad who meant the world to me, but it's verses like these that get me through.
My dad has not been diagnosed with dementia but he is getting worse. ItIthe last time he went to the VA doctor he said his memory was as good as ever, I said that's not true and he got mad at me for that. I have to remind him when to take his pills, he forgets his phone number that he's had since 79 and two days ago he had me verify money three times then asked mom. I don't know how to bring this...
I had been told just over 2 weeks ago that she had end-stage liver disease (a result of her alcoholism, but not an important fact at the moment.) I had originally been told "up to a year", but her deterioration was so rapid. Every day something else new was wrong. Every day she lost another capability. "Up to a year" became "a few months", then 2 days ago "a few months" became "a few days, maybe...