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:
#140: "I should think I'm old enough..."
Updated: Oct 28, 2022