The XIV Dalai Lama’s Commentary on Loving Kindness

Right from the moment of our birth, we are under the care and kindness of our parents and then later on in our life when we are oppressed by sickness and become old, we are again dependent on the kindness of others. Since at the beginning and end of our lives we are so dependent on others kindness, how can it be that in the middle we neglect kindness towards others?