01 Nov Wishes for My Daughter
This is my daughter. Happy. Funny. Fun. Authentic. Effervescent. I can’t tell you how it does my heart good to see her truest self shining through in this moment, captured by one of her best friends. It inspired me to write this list of wishes for her.
This photo speaks of everything that I wish for you:
I wish for you true and genuine laughter.
I wish for you relationships that bring out the best in you.
I wish for you to never hold back your earnest enthusiasm.
I wish for you time and space that allows for restoration when life feel relentless.
I wish for you a belief that the Universe is always working on your behalf.
I wish for you the ability to sit in discomfort knowing it’s only temporary.
I wish for you to always choose yourself even when it upsets someone.
I wish for you to remember that the dark days will always pass.
I wish for you to recognize that your ability to feel deeply is a gift.
I wish for you to know that the world needs what only you can bring.
I wish for you to recognize and honor the highest value of your worth.
I wish for you continued resilience and resolve in the face of adversity.
I wish for you to always know the true beauty of every part of yourself.
I wish for you confidence and self-love every time you look in the mirror.
I wish for you to listen, trust, and respond to your intuition and inner knowing.
I wish for you to know the importance of using your voice and speaking your truth.
I wish for you the knowledge that everything you need, you already have within you.
I wish for you to always know how much you matter and feel how deeply you are loved.
I believe in you. I adore you. I stand with you. Always.
Photo courtesy of Skyler MacDuff.