Shhh! It’s all about the secret. It’s termed as Doctor-Patient confidentiality where the Doctor requests the patient to reveal secrets about health or other relevant social or familial issues which Patient’s parents or even spouse may be unaware of. It’s always said never to hide your secret from a treating Doctor and Lawyer who advocates your case.
Many a time we play the role of a talebearer and reveal our secrets to strangers or friends, sometimes even to passersby. This concealed secret when it opens up to perilous individuals, the only reward is threat, betrayal, mockery and hypocritical sympathy. In Bible King Hezekiah disclosed the entire kingdom to unknown Invaders in 2 Kings 20:12, thus losing his empire as a prey to them.
Likewise, we need to know when and to whom to disclose a secret. Bible says in the book of Proverbs 11:13 A talebearer reveals secrets, But he who is of a faithful spirit conceals a matter. Ponder over these and acknowledge the right things that you need to share, neither is everything worth sharing nor is ever person trustworthy. Always limit your talks and be prudent in your words.
Doctor’s Diary # 70
By Dr Mr and Mrs Wesley.