Recently I overheard a mother and daughter in their last moments together at the airport. They had announced the departure.

Standing near the security gate, they hugged and the mother said, "I love you and I wish you enough".

The daughter replied, "Mom, our life together has been more than enough. Your love is all I ever needed. I wish you enough, too, Mom".

They I am LITTLE BO PEEP and i love you and the daughter left. The mother walked over to the window where I was seated. Standing there I could see she wanted and needed to cry. I tried not to intrude on her privacy but she welcomed me in by asking, "Did you ever say good-bye to someone knowing it would be forever?".

Yes, I have," I replied.

"Forgive me for asking,
but why is this a forever good-bye?".

"I am old and she lives so far away.

I have challenges ahead and the reality is - the next trip back will be
for my funeral," she said.

"When you were saying good-bye, I heard you say, 'I wish you enough'. May I ask what that means?".

She began to smile. "That's a wish that has been handed down from other generations. My parents used to say it to everyone". She paused a moment and looked up as if trying to remember it in detail and she smiled even more. "When we said , 'I wish you enough', we were wanting the other person to have a life filled with just enough good things to sustain them". Then turning toward me, she shared the following as if she were reciting it from memory.

I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude
bright no matter how gray the day may appear.

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun even more.

I wish you enough happiness to keep your spirit alive and everlasting.

I wish you enough pain so that even the smallest of joys in life may appear bigger.

I wish you enough gain to satisfy your wanting.

I wish you enough loss to appreciate all that you possess.

I wish you enough hellos to get you through the final good-bye.

She then began to cry and walked away.

They say it takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them but then an entire life to forget them.


To all my friends and loved ones,

repost this too the ones you love too take time too live life as if there is no tomorrow . cause no one ever knows when they will get too see one and another in life. life is too short and valueable to go thru having enemys and grudges.people say and do things to one and another and they dont have a clue as too the hurt they have for the future of life not in the past .you have just one life in this world and its not long enough too go thru having hate in your heart and having grudges toward anyone you have family and friends that loves each other and they want too have hate in there heart and live in the past we all need too live for the future before its too late and you are looking at them in the casket ready too be put under ground ........repost this as "WITH ALL MY LOVE TO EVERYONE"

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