True Love

(Narrated by a doctor)
It was a busy morning, approximately 8:30 am, when an elderly
gentleman in his 80’s, arrived to have stitches removed from his
thumb. He was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9:00 am. I
took his vital signs and had him take a seat, knowing it would be over
an hour before someone would to able to see him. I saw him looking
at his watch and decided to attend him, since I was not busy with
another patient.
His wound was well healed, so I talked to one of the doctors, got the
needed supplies to remove his stitches. Meanwhile, we began to
engage in conversation. I asked him if he had a doctor’s appointment
this morning, as he was in such a hurry. The gentleman told me no,
that he needed to go to the nursing home to eat breakfast with his
wife. I then inquired as to her health. He told me that she had been
there for awhile and that she was a victim of Alzheimer Disease. As
we talked, and I finished dressing his wound, I asked if she would be
worried if he was a bit late. He replied that she no longer knew who
he was, that she had not recognized him in five years now.
I was surprised, and asked him. “And you still go every morning,
even though she doesn’t know who you are?”
He smiled as he patted my hand and said. She doesn’t know me, but
I still know who she is.”
I had to hold back tears as he left, I had goose bumps on my arm,
and thought, “That is the kind of love I want in my life.”
True love is neither physical, nor romantic. True love is an
acceptance of all that is, has been, will be, and will not be.

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Ramya

Ramya

Very touchy but very few get this kinda love in their life

Story Life

Story Life

True Ramya.