But, I never want to disappoint you so, today I'm sending you to a beautiful pieces of writing, found for me by Little Cuter.
This link takes you to Stanford Medical's Spring 2015 issue.
Here's a taste, from the very end:
When you come to one of the many moments in life when you must give an account of yourself, provide a ledger of what you have been, and done, and meant to the world, do not, I pray, discount that you filled a dying man’s days with a sated joy, a joy unknown to me in all my prior years, a joy that does not hunger for more and more, but rests, satisfied. In this time, right now, that is an enormous thing.