The Train of Life
At birth we boarded the train and met our parents and we believe they will always travel on our side. However, at some station our parents will step down from the train leaving us on this journey alone….
As time goes by, others will board the train and they will be significant …our siblings, friends, children and even the love of our life.
Many will step down and leave a permanent vacuum. Others will go so unnoticed because we don’t realize they vacated their seats.
This train ride will be full of joy, sorrow, fantasy, expectations, hellos, goodbyes, and farewells. Success consists of having a good relationship with all passengers requiring that we give the best of ourselves.
The mystery to everyone is that we do not know at which station we ourselves will step down. So, we must live in the best way, love, forgive, and offer the best of who we are. It is important to do this because when the time comes for us to step down and leave our seat empty. We should try to leave behind beautiful memories for those who will continue to travel on the train of life.
I wish you a joyful journey on the train of life.
Reap success and give lots of love.
More importantly, thank God for the journey.
Lastly, I thank you for being one of the passengers on my train.
Poem was written by a friend of Irene Valenti.
Photo credit: https://www.pinterest.com/afarmedia/planes-trains-and-automobiles/