82. The reason due to which the fathers find (love) for the sons, what the sons do not find for the fathers

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حدثنا جعفر بن محمد بن مسرور رحمه الله قال: حدثنا الحسين بن محمد ابن عامر، عن عمه عبد الله بن عامر، عن محمد بن أبى عمير، عن هشام بن سالم قال قلت للصادق عليه السلام: ما بالنا نجد بأولادنا مالا يجدون بنا؟ قال: لانهم منكم ولستم منهم.

1. Ja’far Bin Muhammad Bin Masroor narrated to us, from Al Husayn Bin Muhammad Ib Aamir, from his uncle Abdullah Bin Aamir, from Muhammad Bin Abu Umeyr, from Hisham Bin Salim who said, ‘I said to (Imam) Al-Sadiq (a.s.), ‘What is the matter that we find for our children (the love) what they do not find for us?’ He (a.s.) said: ‘Because they are from you, and you are not from them’.