And while I find it sad that he is doing that, I have found that this excerpt from “The Promise” by Sharon Olds, has helped me to somewhat understand what Michael Schiavo is saying.
“[…] you know me from the bright, blood-
flecked delivery room, if a lion
had you in its jaws I would attack it, if the ropes
binding your soul are your own wrists, I will cut them.”
If, indeed, he is doing what he is doing out of love, then he must have this sort of determination, and that.. is something to be admired.