Exactly,what happened to Terri and why won't her husband leave her alone?


#1

I have had an interest in Terri Schiavo because her husband is actively trying to kill her by starvation.This article was one on Spirit Daily and it is worth reading.God Bless Terri and protect her and may her husband have a conversion of heart.

theempirejournal.com/SCHIAVO_florida_DOH_destroyed_records_after.htm


#2

Oh, what a long article. What my poor brain remembers from it is:

  1. That priest could have given her communion as it has been done before. The priest takes a very small piece of the host ( the size of a pin head) and on a spoon add several drops of water. That is safe.
  2. If I can say, the Catholic position is “LIFE”. If a person is alive we can do not a thing to hasten death. Euthanasia is not Catholic.

So there isn’t much to say. The story must be known around the world by now, so the ones who call the shots know all about it.


#3

What struck me is the dissapearing records,the questions about how she got that way in the first place.It would make more since that he didn’t want her to have rehab if he did this to her anyway.I feel like she is being used to open the door even further to euthanasia.God Bless


#4

I have just spent several hours looking at the information on this case. I am astounded because not once has it been mentioned in the media that there is a Scientology connection.

MaggieOH


#5

[quote=Lisa4Catholics]What struck me is the dissapearing records,the questions about how she got that way in the first place.It would make more since that he didn’t want her to have rehab if he did this to her anyway.I feel like she is being used to open the door even further to euthanasia.God Bless
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Read the fine print about the involvement of Scientology in this case. You are correct about the euthanasia angle. It is absolutely horrendous what they are trying to do.

Anyone interested in this case should bone up on the doctrines and beliefs of Scientology. Teri is not the first woman that they have attempted to murder in this way. According to all the reports that I have been reading they have already succeeded in killing another woman in Clearwater.

Maggie


#6

[quote=MaggieOH]I have just spent several hours looking at the information on this case. I am astounded because not once has it been mentioned in the media that there is a Scientology connection.

MaggieOH
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The whole thing is very disturbing.Terri and her parents just make my heart break.Do you think you could write a comprehensive thread about the case that is not quite so long and technical?Exporter said it was hard to concentrate on the piece I picked:o I really feel like this needs to stay on the forefront.God Bless


#7

You can try looking though terrisfight.org/ – they probably have a less technical article somewhere.

Exporter–her husband’s denial of Communion was that it would provide her sustenance and lengthen her life when she was being denied food and water. Rather sickening.


#8

[quote=Almeria]You can try looking though terrisfight.org/ – they probably have a less technical article somewhere.

Exporter–her husband’s denial of Communion was that it would provide her sustenance and lengthen her life when she was being denied food and water. Rather sickening.
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Can you imagined being denied the Last Rites:eek: I wasn’t aware that this kind of thing was allowed in this country,freedom of religion would certainly pertain to the Last Rites.


#9

Just playing the devils advocate here. If shes got to be force fed through a feeding tube, than thats really not living. In a way she sort of is already dead. Shes mostly brain dead, a vegatable. I dont really see how she has the right to be force fed through a feeding tube.

   I would consider it extra ordinary means to keep her alive by use of a feeding tube.

#10

[quote=Lisa4Catholics]What struck me is the dissapearing records,the questions about how she got that way in the first place.It would make more since that he didn’t want her to have rehab if he did this to her anyway.I feel like she is being used to open the door even further to euthanasia.God Bless
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It is odd that there really has never been a difinitive answer as to how she came to be in this condition. I agree with you that if Michael had his hand in this, he would not want her rehabilitated. Could you just imagine if she could one day speak the truth and implicate him in a crime? Of course I am not saying that he did anything wrong, but things look odd.


#11

[quote=Bill_A]Just playing the devils advocate here. If shes got to be force fed through a feeding tube, than thats really not living. In a way she sort of is already dead. Shes mostly brain dead, a vegatable. I dont really see how she has the right to be force fed through a feeding tube.

   I would consider it extra ordinary means to keep her alive by use of a feeding tube.

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I’ve read through some of the material at terrisfight.org/, and there are doctors who believe she could swallow food if it was introduced, but her husband won’t allow anyone to try. According to testimony by some aides, they would sneak some gelatin to her, which she swallowed. Terri has been experiencing a living hell. She’s not comatose, she should be receiving therapy, but her husband won’t allow it.

If we had a moral society, he would be forced to choose between Terri and his paramour, with whom he lives and has had two children. It’s a scandal that he is allowed to continue to call himself Terri’s husband and retain complete control over her.


#12

Micheal is also listed as Terri’s only benificiary on her life insurance policy. I wonder…if the insurance wouldn’t pay out to Micheal if he kills her, would he still be so sure about killing her.


#13

I am happy to say that my almost 19 yr old daughter took an interest in this after seeing an article about it in the Catholic Register. She even donated some of her tithe money to the pro life lawyers working on the case (after checking them out to be sure they were on the up and up). Praise God we have many young people who are pro life and will impact our country’s future. It doesn’t help Terri directly, but her case will affect others. —KCT


#14

A close family member of mine, a high school student, was traumatically brain injured – the videos of Terri rip at my heart as I see the same face as someone I hold dear. My “child” was in a vegetative state, had a feeding tube for months. Coma is not like the movies – a person emerges by fractions of bits over a looooonnnnng period of time. It takes constant attention and the work of the family as well as an army of trained professionals to see an inch of progress. Unless you have lived the nightmare of TBI (something I’d never wish on my worst enemy) – you cannot grasp what the healing process is.

Just swallowing, to remove the tube many swallow tests had to be done – it takes so much just to learn how to swallow without aspirating food/liquid into the lungs – food has to be worked by texture and thickness (take my word for it, a cup of thickened water or tea is not an appetizing thing) – it takes weeks, sometimes months or years to work your way out of a feeding tube. It is NOT force-feeding just to keep a hollow body alive. It is a way to keep someone nourished while they HEAL.

After severe TBI, you might not find my “child” aware to your liking. His speech to the untrained ear sounds like grunts and moans – yet he and I can sit and discuss books and music, he can beat you every time at tic-tac-toe, and he still wrestles my son. Yep, he drools – but, he can wipe his chin when it happens now, he cannot walk – but, his face lights up when I walk into the room.

I pray for Terri every day. Without the support of her husband, she is living a true hell on earth.


#15

[quote=kage_ar]A close family member of mine, a high school student, was traumatically brain injured – the videos of Terri rip at my heart as I see the same face as someone I hold dear. My “child” was in a vegetative state, had a feeding tube for months. Coma is not like the movies – a person emerges by fractions of bits over a looooonnnnng period of time. It takes constant attention and the work of the family as well as an army of trained professionals to see an inch of progress. Unless you have lived the nightmare of TBI (something I’d never wish on my worst enemy) – you cannot grasp what the healing process is.

Just swallowing, to remove the tube many swallow tests had to be done – it takes so much just to learn how to swallow without aspirating food/liquid into the lungs – food has to be worked by texture and thickness (take my word for it, a cup of thickened water or tea is not an appetizing thing) – it takes weeks, sometimes months or years to work your way out of a feeding tube. It is NOT force-feeding just to keep a hollow body alive. It is a way to keep someone nourished while they HEAL.

After severe TBI, you might not find my “child” aware to your liking. His speech to the untrained ear sounds like grunts and moans – yet he and I can sit and discuss books and music, he can beat you every time at tic-tac-toe, and he still wrestles my son. Yep, he drools – but, he can wipe his chin when it happens now, he cannot walk – but, his face lights up when I walk into the room.

I pray for Terri every day. Without the support of her husband, she is living a true hell on earth.
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God bless you and your witness:) Your child is just as worthy of life as anyone else:thumbsup: They are all a blessing,you know he probaby feels sorry for us:nope: God Bless


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