More than a year passed since that time of hanging that puzzle.
Fathers Day came ....and my sons anxiously awaited for my appearence in the kitchen. They handed me my card. With a big grin of appreciation I opened it.....my eyes widened in disbelief....inside the card was the missing piece to the puzzle! They had gone to a store and found an identical puzzle and assembled it till they could locate that one piece! "put it in the puzzle!" they commanded. "Now nothing will be missing from it" chimed my youngest.
As I removed the frame and snapped that last piece in its place, chills ran down my spine. Everything fit....... The puzzle began communing new meanings to me. ......... Life is a giant puzzle, it comes to us in bits and pieces....everything in it has a reason, and a purpose. Each piece of life is dependent upon another piece to connect with. And yes, if just one small piece is missing.....it affects the whole picture! Each of us carries an equal weight in completing this picture! So, while some of us are here for only a day, a year, 20 or a 100...our presence here is equally weighted. It does not matter who or what you are, without YOU, the picture is not complete!
So now I have two angles to view this puzzle.....try not to focus on what is not there, for you will lose sight of the big beautiful picture.....and, there is no detail, element or person , that if removed or lost , will go unnoticed! We all are a part of the big picture.....so Smile! :)