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True Love

It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman, probably in his 80s, arrived to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said 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, since I was not busy with another patient, I would evaluate his wound.  On examining , it was well healed, so I talked to one of the doctors, got the needed supplies to remove his sutures and redress his wound.

While taking care of his wound, I asked him if he had another 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 inquired as to her health.

He told me that she had been there for a while and that she was a victim of Alzheimer's Disease.

As we talked, I asked if she would be upset 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.

6 comments:

  1. Gr8 love story..........
    every clg going majanus n lailas must read it n realize wt is the actual love.........

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  2. Thank You Rt for a lovely Comment.
    Hope it passes to all majnus n lailas:)
    Keep Reading.

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  3. Great story...
    I am teary-eyed and I have goosebumps too.
    True love is indeed life's most precious gift. Those who have it are truly blessed - like the old gentleman's wife in the story.

    -joy

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  4. Thank You Joy.
    Really those are lucky ppl who have this type of true love.
    Keep Visiting.

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