i have a 91-yr-old patient whose name is See Ark. seriously.
he came for surgery last month which was complicated by 2 episodes of chest infection, & is currently nursed in ICU.
initially, i thought the name was a tad unusual, but it brought on a whole new meaning after i watched Evan Almighty. in the movie, God revealed that the Ark, the boat that evan was instructed to build, is also an acronym for Act of Random Kindness.
so, is God speaking to me through this patient? am i about to experience an epiphany; a life-changing moment like how Moses (burning bush) & Paul (blinding light) received their baptism of fire?
maybe, maybe not. however, as i examine See Ark daily, i sense that he is slowly slipping away, as a result of his illness. so, what can i do to fulfill the objective of ARK, that which will make the world a better place??
free samples of a medication that made SA comfortable during his stay in ICU were sourced without difficulty. then, in keeping with the unwritten (& noble??) tradition of the fraternity, part of the professional fees would be waived to help mitigate the rapidly escalating hospital bill. my version of Acts of Random Kindness.
"do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act." provs 3:27
IMHO, i'm sure God has spoken to me many times previously, but it's my personal tragedy that i've not been paying attention.