- A patient at Adventist Health US was scheduled for surgery and got scared moments before her procedure
- She repeatedly said she did not want to die
- Three nurses stepped in and sang a gospel song for her so her heart could find some peace
Health practitioners are soldiers who show up to the battlefield in masks, scrubs and white coats.
They hold our hands at our weakest moments, pray with us when our hearts fret and smile with us when we feel better.
A group of nurses in Bakersfield, US, have been deemed as heroes after they sang a woman out of her misery and fear before she was wheeled into the theatre.
The lady was scheduled for surgery but she was afraid.
She did not want to die and was a ball of nerves for a while as she thought of the worst-case scenarios of her surgery.
But Alex Blanca, Alvin Tomas, Dana Tomas and Eilene Pham had her back and new that the best way to calm the patient down was to return to the source, to return to God.
So, the three started singing popular gospel song How Great Thy Art.
With soothing voices, the trio melodiously praised God and said prayers through their song.
“These associates were there to care for this patient's body, but they realized she also needed her mind and soul treated with love. So, they found a beautiful piece of common ground: song,” the hospital’s communication expert Megan Simpson said.
In more news from Briefly.co.za, social media user Zwanga Mukhuthu recently took to social media to celebrate a remarkable individual, Thakgalo Thibela.
"Dr Thakgalo Thibela enrolled for medicine at Wits University at the age of 16, today at 21 she is a Dr with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery," she wrote.
Mukhuthu, clearly as impressed as the rest of us, detailed how Thibela had started her inspirational journey.
"This is the Biography of one of South Africa’s youngest woman Doctors ever: She was born and raised in Violet Park Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga. Because of her gift and talent she skipped Grade 7 in Farel Primary School and was promoted to high school at Lehlasedi high school."
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