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Posted by minnie ( on January 16, 2002 at 15:33:20:

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>Subject: enough
>>Recently I overheard a father and daughter in their last moments
>>The airline had announced her departure and they were standing near
>>security gate, they hugged and he said, "I love you. I wish you
>>She said, "Daddy, our life together has been more than enough. Your
>>is>all I ever needed. I wish you enough, too, Daddy."
>>They kissed and she left.
>> >He walked over toward the window where I was seated.
>> Standing there I could see he wanted and needed to cry. I tried not
>>intrude on his privacy, but he welcomed me in by asking, "Did you ever
>> good-bye to someone knowing it would be forever?"
>>"Yes, I have," I replied. Saying that brought back memories I had of
>>expressing my love and appreciation for all my Dad had done for me.
>>Recognizing that his days were limited, I took the time to tell him
>>face how much he meant to me. So I knew what this man was
>>"Forgive me for asking, but why is this a forever good-bye?" I asked.
>>"I am old and she lives much too far away. I have challenges ahead and
>>reality is, her next trip back would be for my funeral," he said.
>>"When you were saying good-bye I heard you say, 'I wish you enough.'
May I
>>ask what that means?"
>>He began to smile. "That's a wish that has been handed down from other

>>generations. My parents used to say it to everyone."
>>He paused for a moment and looking up as if trying to remember it in
>>he smiled even more.
>>"When we said 'I wish you enough,' we were wanting the other person to

>>a life filled with just enough good things to sustain them," he
>>and then turning toward me he shared the following as if he were
>>it from memory.
>>"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
>>alive. I wish you enough pain so that the smallest joys in life appear

>>bigger. I wish you enough gain to satisfy your wanting. I wish you
>>loss to appreciate all that you possess.
>>I wish enough "Hello's" to get you through to the final "Good-bye."
>>He then began to sob and walked away.
>> >My friends and loved ones, I wish you ENOUGH! Send this to your

I hope everone has a pfdan and enough

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