you find serenity and tranquility in a world
you may not always understand.
May the pain you have known and the conflict you have
experienced give you the strength to walk through life
facing each new situation with courage and optimism.
know that there are those whose love and understanding
will always be there, even when you feel most alone.
May you discover enough goodness in others
to believe in a world of peace.
a kind word, a reassuring touch,
a warm smile be yours every day of your life,
and may you give these gifts as well as receive them.
Remember the sunshine when the storm seems unending.
love to those who know hate,
and let that love embrace you as you go into the world.
May the teaching of those you admire become part of you,
so that you may call upon them.
those whose lives you have touched
and who have touched yours
are always a part of you, even if the encounters
were less than you would have wished.
It is the content of the encounter
that is more important than its form.
you not become too concerned with material matters,
but instead place immeasurable value
on the goodness in your heart.
Find time in each day to see the beauty
and love in the world around you.
that each person has limitless abilities,
but each of us is different in our own way.
What you may feel you lack in one regard
may be more than compensated for in another.
What you feel you lack in the present
may become one of your strengths in the future.
you see your future as one filled with promise and possibility.
Learn to view everything as a worthwhile experience.
May you find enough inner strength
to determine your own worth by yourself,
and not be dependent on another's judgments
of your accomplishments.
May you always feel loved.
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