"I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
I wish you enough happiness to keep your spirit alive.
I wish you enough pain so the smallest joys in life appear much bigger.
I wish you enough gain to satisfy your wanting.
I wish you enough loss to appreciate all you possess.
I wish enough "Hellos" to get you through the final "Goodbye."
The above poem is tied to a "forward". I don't do many "forwards" but wanted to share the poem. Basically, a man saying a final goodbye to his daughter at an airport. As she departed to her plane, he said to her, "I love you; I wish you enough."
A lady sitting near by began a conversation with him. They talked about "final goodbyes". She asked the man about the meaning of the expression "I wish you enough," the man responded, "That's a wish that has been handed down from other generations. My parents used to say it to everyone." He continued, reciting the poem, as if by rote memory.
We never know what life may deal us, so ...
To my friends
and my family:
(even the ones who don't acknowledge
Who is this little girl?
I am . . .