It really was not a measurement; it was just them trying to show you the largest amount they could. I know some people say, well she only loves me this much, so I will give the same amount back. That is wrong thinking, always give your best.
You know when I am cooking; I don’t measure the spices I flavor to taste. Others have tried to match some of my cooking and don’t get it, I always tell them it’s because you are limiting the taste. The same applies to joy and love when you just add measurements you limit the experience. I suggest you give your all to everything and everyone. Love unconditional and receive the love unconditional it truly is an amazing feeling.
One more thought, don’t expect the joy and love to come from those you give it to, it will come to you in amazing ways you did not expect. You know when you love unconditional others receive it and pay it forward to others and the cycle goes on and on. Your one act of love could create an entire field of amazing joy and love around the world.
Much joy and love to you and yours