Friday, November 20, 2009
As I went to use the ultrasound yesterday, I discovered the probe was missing. This equipment costs around 1000 dollars and I hoped it was just taken by biomed for some reason. However today it became apparent it was stolen. Frustrated that theft is so common here, particularly in the hospital where equipment like laryngoscopes, gloves, dopplers can easily be "put in the pocket" and sold for substantial money, I have to remind myself theft signifies a bigger need. Not just simply a need for money which can be used for food, clothing, shelter or non-essential items, but a bigger spiritual void. Stealers do not trust God to supply their needs. And yet the scripture reminds us over and over again, that God will supply our needs. The room now has a new lock and only 4 keys, but I hope that the person who took this will return it and in doing so trust God to provide.