Sunday, November 09, 2014

Donor

When I married her everybody thought I am an idiot. She did not bear good reputation in our strong knit jewish community. My mom thought she is a gold digger. Make no mistake, our marriage was not very smooth either. There were times, we thought of divorcing each other but we stuck together for the sake of kids. And then I was diagnosed with kidney failure. As my creatinine kept rising, I lose control over my life, my career and myself. When my nephrologist suggested to me to look for a donor - instead of waiting on national registry and going through the agony of dialysis and its complication - all of my siblings looked away. But, she had no second thought of giving her one kidney to me. What she did, requires an immense depth in one's soul to be comfortable to donate a live organ. It was me who was wrong all my life trying to judge my wife through the eyes of people. Yes I am an idiot!

2 comments:

bsc said...

I know I am late in writing but this is just a thought because I have paid a lot of attention to this aya (Sura 4, Aya 19) last part of Aya "......live with them on a footing of kindness and equity. If ye take a dislike a thing and Allah brings about through it a great deal of good>"One needs to go into the depth of it through more than one tafseer.

mystic-soul said...

I went back and read that ayat..Indeed very enlightening!