Knowing when enough is enough

Someone overheard an old man saying to his daughter as she boarded a plane: ‘I love you and I wish you enough.’ She replied, ‘Daddy, I wish you enough too.’ They asked him what it meant. He said: ‘It means: 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 that the smallest joys appear much bigger. I wish you enough gain to satisfy your wanting. I wish you enough loss to appreciate all you possess. And I wish enough “Hellos” to get you through the final “Goodbye”’
It reminds me of those words from the Bible: ‘Give me neither poverty nor riches! Give me just enough to satisfy my needs,’ Knowing when enough is enough; that’s the key to contentment and blessing in life.

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