Because it is a rare occurrence among their kind that
a l w a y s,
there is a meaning to their touch
— this contact of flesh.
Anna knew it, when she had but all laid her fingers upon the back of his hand, whispering coaxing words that were meant to change both his mind and his faith.
He knew it too
— had seen himself in her eyes
when he did not pull away.
His first grip of Sam Winchester’s offered courtesy
was an acceptance,
& the hand that was laid on both afterwards,
a conveyed intent—
'All is forgiven in the Father’s eyes.‘
Because there is a meaning to their touch.