morning, about 8:30, when an elderly
stitches removed from his thumb.
appointment at 9:00 am.
signs and had him take a seat,
would to able to see him.
was not busy with another patient,
well healed, so I talked to one of the
remove his sutures and redress his wound.
While taking care of his wound, I asked him if he
he was in such a hurry.The gentleman told me no, that he
the nursing home to eat breakfast
for a while and that she
As we talked, I asked if she would be
morning, even though she
He smiled as he
patted my hand and said,'She doesn't
know me, but I still know who she is.'
tears as he left, I had goose bumps
the kind of love I want in my life.'
True love is
neither physical, nor romantic.
acceptance of all that is,
the best of everything they have.