Last week my good friend and ENT Dr. David Roark died unexpectedly. His service to me and others was long but his life was much too short. Like most of his patients,
I spent a long time in the waiting room since my first visit in 1978 at Rosewood. But the wait was always worth it as David spent whatever time it took to be with me, to answer every question and ask about me and my family. He was an extraordinary physician, healer of men, women and children and servant of God. His sudden passing deprived us from saying our goodbyes and thanking him for what he did and meant to us. His death showed how precious and fleeting life can be and how grateful we are to God for His Son, the Risen Christ.
“Heavenly Father, please help us to remember to praise and cherish those You place in our paths. We never know when these living angels or gifts from You to us will be called Home. But we do know with certainty in our faith in You and Your Love for us that all Your children who believe and follow You will have a place in Your eternal Kingdom. Amen.”