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#140: "I should think I'm old enough..."

Updated: Oct 28, 2022

Oxherd Boy I should think I'm old enough to put on my own shoes mused the grandfather yes his niece agreed with a smile but sometimes that's not the point an old Chinese man sits on a bench as a young woman helps him put on his shoes elderly care inspiring quotes Chinese painting Japanese painting

There is a little story that Ram Dass once told about caring for his aged father. Every morning, his father, a man who apparently was never physically demonstrative in his affection would pat Ram Dass on the back as he bent to help him put on his socks, and Ram Dass could feel his heart "just sing." And it brings to mind the quote by Khalil Gibran:

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