While studying in the 12th grade, I had a Biology professor named Mercy Thomas. Though she was named Mercy, she wasn’t exactly the best ambassador for it. I remember pleading to her endlessly to forgive me for all the wrongs that I did (which were definitely quite a lot) but I still ended up getting punished every single time. Continue reading
Be merciful just as your Heavenly Father is merciful (Luke 6:36)
I had just begun operating a patient when the nurse informed me that a mother brought her son who had stuffed a chickpea up his right nostril. She seemed frantic but there was nothing I could do at that moment and since my surgery would last at least 3 hours, I told the nurse to tell her to sit down and wait. Continue reading
It was way past midnight and my duty seemed never ending. I had already admitted a few patients, been to the operation theatre three times and had tended to numerous accident victims. Just when I decided that I needed some fresh air, the ambulance brought two young boys on stretchers into the casualty ward.
They had been involved in a head-on collision on the highway and my worst fears were confirmed immediately. They were brought dead to the hospital. Continue reading
The search for good Catholic online resources is a journey we all undertake. Most often we are blessed to get them with hardly any effort but there comes that time once in a while where no matter how much we search we just don’t get the right one. There are times, we do get resources and use them, only to know that many of them were not Catholic at all, and thus very often we land ourselves with our foot in our mouths. Continue reading