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Everyone can. Not everyone do.

His experience was much better then my. He was a surgeon of our hospital for several years; I was a dentist due to my education and a maxillo-facional sergeon in my mind.
Sometimes I asked for his consultation and every time he was not so happy to do this. So I thought we will never become friends. Maybe I am not so clever and fall short of his level.
One day I had a lot of work, a lot of patients. One of my patients needs a help of specialists of the other hospital. I called there and told, that I will redirect patient to them. They did not like this idea and explain a few things about myself I did not like.
I was angry and unhappy at the same time, but I must work with my patients. I was working hard and thinking what shall I do with redirection of that patient.
At last I came to ordinators’ room and looked for the form direction. Nothing. I asked our surgeon and he gave me a form. He knew about this patient and about my troubles and I was embarrassed in front of him. I thanked to him and began to complete a form I never see before. I was angry and tired, so I made a mistake in the name of the patient. I was forced to ask another form. Surgeon gave me another form. I began to write diagnosis in the wrong place. “I am stupid!”- thought I and two tears stream down the face. Nobody saw that, I thought.
The next moment clear form appeared in front of me. Surgeon began to dictate what I will writing and showed me correct place.
At last the form was completed. My tears dried and I raised my head to thank… but I was alone.
We never became close friends. But it was a great lesson for me.
Everyone can do something like this. But not everyone do.


pooza11's picture

These are the small things

These are the small things which should not be ignored and should learn lessons from. I am glad that you learn a lesson which will definitely be of your help in your near future.
just keep on smiling and do what your heart says. live life smiling.


lenka1st's picture

THANK YOU very much. to live

THANK YOU very much. to live life smiling - i will write down this words on the wall of my room ;)

Я твайго не вазьму, я свайго не аддам! - I shall not take your, i shall not give my.

pooza11's picture


I appreciate your appreciation.Thank You

Love you

Katie McDonald's picture

Small things

Thank you for sharing your story. It is the small things we do in life that make a difference. Just the other day I was walking and saw someone drop a piece of paper. For just a second, I considered walking by. But then I thought, I don't know what's on that paper. Something that is a minimal inconvenience for me, could be really important to someone else. I of course returned the paper. But as you say, these are choices we all face. We can choose to help or choose not to - but we must remember that even a small gesture can mean a big deal.


It is always good the find a good lesson in every situation we find ourselves in. Good for you Lenka!


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