Some of you may know that I work in healthcare and I have had my share of being on both sides of the bed, so to speak. I absolutely believe in God and as such I have been carrying out my own ‘observation trials’ if you will as to what other medical professionals and persons in general thought about God and life after death.
So from time to time I will ask other nurses and doctors what are their thoughts on life, death and God.
Many years earlier when I was pretty young I became very ill and had a few meetings with the Divine being, and even though I had always believed on God, during my time of peril God found me and let me know without a shadow of a doubt that He existed.
Ever since my experiences sometimes I feel ‘led’ to open a conversation with others’ about their belief and sometimes even to pray and share.
This day I was working with an older doctor who had excellent bedside manner. I really loved working with him. He is a doctor who will always check on his patients’ intermittently through out their stay.
This particular day he was working Emergency medicine and had a female patient of approximately 65+/- years come in complaining about some non-specific abdominal pain, she was fairly healthy for her age with no other co-morbities (no pre-existing health problems). So the blood tests were done, cardiac monitoring was continuous and he decided to check in on her as was his practice.
He was standing at the patient’s bedside talking to her, all vital signs within normal limits, when she looked off into the direction of the doorway with a puzzled look on her face and asked, “are they coming for me or they’re coming for you?’.
He did not have time to answer her question as the next moment she had a look of sheer terror on her face as she exclaimed, “no they’re coming for me!” He said the patient went into cardiac arrest and all efforts were made to save her but she never regained consciousness and subsequently died soon after.
He told me he will never forget the look of sheer paralyzing terror on that woman’s face and that ‘whatever’ came for her and wherever she went he did not want to go. That that moment, he said has stayed with him all these years and has served as a reminder to always try to be a better human being.
For those that believe in Jesus, What are your thoughts on this doctor’s experience? Please feel free to comment and share your own.