Despite Nelson Mandela's small signs of improvement while in critical yet stable condition, his family isn't optimistic for a recovery. On the flip side, though, it sounds like they're optimistic about his passing — which is less about them wanting him to pass, and more of them putting their faith into God and his plans.
Whether you believe in a higher power or not, it sure is comforting to know that such a sad situation isn't breaking an entire family down. Nelson has been battling and intense lung infection, which is a lot to handle at 94 years old.
Here's what Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who was married to Nelson for almost 40 years, had to say: