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A doctor quickly entered the hospital after being called in for an urgent surgery. He changed his clothes and went directly to the surgery block. He saw the boy’s father walking back and forth in the hall waiting for the doctor.

Once seeing the doctor, the dad yelled: “Why did you take all this time to come? Don’t you know that my son’s life is in danger? Don’t you have the sense of responsibility?”

The doctor smiled and said: “I am sorry, I wasn’t in the hospital and I came the fastest I could… now, I wish you’d calm down so that I can do my work.”

“Calm down?! What if your son was in this room right now, would you calm down? If your own son dies now what will you do?” said the father angrily.

The doctor smiled again and replied: “I will say what is said in the Holy Bible ‘From dust we came and to dust we return, blessed be the name of God.’ Doctors cannot prolong lives. Go and intercede for your son, we will do our best by God’s grace.”

“Giving advice when we’re not concerned is so easy” murmured the father.

The surgery took some hours after which the doctor went out happy, “Thank God! Your son is saved!”

And without waiting for the father’s reply he carried on his way running. “If you have any question, ask the nurse.”

“Why is he so arrogant? He couldn’t wait some minutes so that I ask about my son’s state?” commented the father when seeing the nurse minutes after the doctor left.

The nurse answered: “His son died yesterday in a road accident, he was in the burial when we called him for your son’s surgery.”

Author Unknown
Story Submitted By: Jectofer Arellano

Stay calm in all situations so you can make decisions the best you can, be it in life or business… and thank you doctors for the excellence works you do.

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  • Hari kutty February 28, 2022, 9:39 am

    Super story. Can you give another story like this

  • Okeke Dominic July 13, 2019, 7:02 am

    Oh… This is really a heart touching story. Permission to copy please ?

  • Edgar March 7, 2019, 8:04 am

    Very inspirational story I like it?
    When i read this story, I realized that we should respect each other either you are poor or rich., No one is excemted in this world ,so we came from from dust then we return from dust. So be thankful of what you now.

  • Zahra March 2, 2017, 8:40 am

    It was absolutely wonderful;l like it

  • Veena Supekar April 2, 2015, 3:14 pm

    Very inspirational story really..
    god bless the person like this….♥

  • Ashanti October 1, 2014, 11:37 am

    I think the story was pretty good I was confused at first but then Bianca explained it to me so I got it

  • DR kamlesh yadav September 25, 2014, 1:20 am

    Doctors are very close to god its true, an ordinary person cant even imaging what doctors feel in their soul

  • Mussie June 29, 2014, 12:05 am

    BECOMING CALM,what a great word!

    This story is touching and helpful to everybody who know what is good to do in life. I have learned from this wonderful story 2 important things:

    1. Helping others is our primary goal in life (specially being a doctor)
    2. “Fear to God is the beginning to wisdom”. If we believe in God and know about him, then we will be calm in life.

  • Paul January 17, 2014, 4:22 pm

    I am happy now because I have realized how bad I was in respecting other people in their service areas, my heart is still challenged by the doctor’s reaction.

  • Siva s November 12, 2013, 4:04 pm

    Awesome….Really heart touching

  • Joseph Muya November 5, 2013, 5:19 am

    I’m dentist student…. this story gives me a big lesson and is very touching.

    • Stephen November 5, 2013, 9:27 am

      So lucky for your future patients.

  • Mikey July 4, 2013, 3:30 am

    Very touching and inspiring story 🙂

  • Sridhar May 4, 2013, 12:36 pm

    I am a medical student, really learned from this story.

  • Shahadat Ali Pak Hangu October 20, 2012, 6:35 am

    The doctor is like a father. That is why God gives him that profession that to serve the human being.

  • Hassain October 15, 2012, 3:19 am

    Very nice!!!! Keep doing for others

  • Irish Estuche October 13, 2012, 3:12 am

    Awww.. I was moved and touched. It’s really something we can all think about over the weekend..

  • Saurabh October 8, 2012, 10:52 am

    Keep faith on doc’s

  • Muna October 5, 2012, 1:36 pm

    Really it’s a wonderful and touching story….

    I hope our doctors to behave like him honesty and integrity.

  • Asia October 3, 2012, 7:39 pm

    Great story
    very touching …….

  • Thejesh October 2, 2012, 4:44 am

    A good story. I love it.

  • Noeme D. Catayas October 2, 2012, 1:05 am

    I’m really moved by the Doctor’s edifying attitude! It’s really hard to judge others when we think only of our own struggles because we don’t know what are struggles of the other person.

  • Khyati Desai October 1, 2012, 11:09 am

    Touching story… God’s grace is everywhere..

    We are sent on Earth to perform our duty.. We should not move back from our duties in any situation..!!! 🙂

  • Raja October 1, 2012, 9:42 am

    There is a lot to learn from this story.

  • Priyanka Bisht October 1, 2012, 9:02 am

    Great story…….

  • Shubham October 1, 2012, 7:24 am

    Touching story

  • Afreen October 1, 2012, 2:49 am

    Very touching story, I really learned something through this.

  • Umesh Kushwaha October 1, 2012, 12:09 am

    This is a really inspiring story. I am thankful to all the Doctors who do their work with this attitude.

    “Stay calm and take perfect decision in all situation” is the main core of the story.

  • Chanu October 1, 2012, 12:01 am

    We need to stay calm in any situation and thank God for any circumstances.

  • MAHENDRA PRASAD September 30, 2012, 1:03 pm

    There are still some doctors in this world even today, not all doctors are money minded.

  • Mwape Chibuye September 30, 2012, 11:55 am

    Touching Story!!!!!! We can all relate to it in some way.

  • Swarup September 30, 2012, 10:58 am

    Touching. When you are doing Gods work there is no time for grief.

  • Rahul Banga September 30, 2012, 10:11 am

    I think that’s a very good lesson for me..

    I will surely keep this thing in my life..


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