The Enlightened One. “But, you’re gonna die soon, Daddy,” said my 4-yo, through the beginning of tears. “I don’t want you to die,” he continued. I rubbed his soft tummy, as we lay in the shadow of his bottom bunk a few weeks back.
“Why do you say that?” I asked, my curiosity deepening.
“Because you’re big.” Big means old in Bodhi-speak.
“I’m going to live a long time, so don’t you worry,” I said, feeling so much love for this sentient creature, as he wrapped his fingers