More and more people who are terminally ill are choosing assisted suicide. When is it Right to Die?
offers a different path with alternatives of hope, compassion, and
death with real dignity. Joni Eareckson Tada knows what it means to
wrestle with this issue and to wish for a painless solution. For the
last 50 years she has been confined to a wheelchair and struggled
against her own paralysis. And she sat by the bedside of her dying
father, thinking, So much suffering, why not end it all quickly, painlessly?
terminally ill, the elderly, the disabled, the depressed and suicidal,
can all be swept up into this movement of self-deliverance. Skip the
suffering. Put a quick end to merciless pain and mental anguish. These
are tempting enticements to the hurting. Joni doesn’t give pat answers.
Instead, she gives warm comfort from God and practical help to meet the
realities for those facing death.
This book is revised and updated to examine the current events, trending
issues, and the rising acceptance of assisted suicide.